Publish: December 14, 2013
Sexual and reproductive health information and services for adolescents

Sexual and reproductive health information and services for adolescents

A significant segment of the population aged 15-24 year  constitutes about 19% of the total population, and a large cohort of adolescent and youth population will be entering their reproductive age in coming years. The age–sex structure of Bangladesh population

Stigma, discrimination and HIV/AIDS

Stigma, discrimination and HIV/AIDS

Barriers to HIV Counselling and Prevention

I am HIV positive. Few of my close friends know about my HIV status. At first I told it to my wife. After knowing my HIV status, her behavior towards me was very discriminatory. My wife suspects me. The day

AIDS threat looms up: Aggressive surveillance needed

AIDS threat looms up: Aggressive surveillance needed

Health officials and concerned citizenry in the country are grappling with the national implications of AIDS crisis that hovers over lands beyond the borders of Bangladesh  and have been trying to come up with means to combat the new threat

Responsible behavior and HIV/AIDS

Responsible behavior and HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS was first detected among a few homosexual men. Gradually the proportion of women infected by HIV has risen. Of the total infected persons globally, 48% are women. Among them majority are young and adolescent, many are married and have

Success story of Sabekun Nahar

Sabekun Nahar is a 28-year-old woman from who has become a role model to her community for standing up against gender-based violence (GBV). Sabekun Nahar married Jahangir Alam in 2002 according to Muslim law. Jahangir Alam demanded that her poor