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‘Social safety net must be digitised’

Roundtable calls for digitisation of social safety net programmes for the poor

‘Social safety net must be digitised’

‘20 per cent of the people still go to bed hungry’

The number of those going hungry has gone down considerably in Bangladesh and underweight rates have almost halved. Wasting rates are also almost half and the country was at a threshold. But there is ...

‘20 per cent of the people still go to bed hungry’

‘Train disabled people to turn them skilled manpower’

Speakers at a roundtable on Thursday said training the people with disabilities to transform them into skilled manpower is a must for poverty eradication and sustainable development of Bangladesh.The ...

‘Train disabled people to turn them skilled manpower’

‘Social media opens window of opportunity for criminals too’

Social media experts on Sunday said there is no alternative to awareness when it comes to safety in social media.They also lamented that harassment and abuse of women increased manifold with the ...

‘Social media opens window of opportunity for criminals too’

‘Sustainable waste management system needed for Dhaka city’

Two city corporations of Dhaka produce around 6,250 tonnes of waste every day. Still there is no sustainable and modern waste disposal system in the mega city that creates different health hazards of ...

‘Sustainable waste management system needed for Dhaka city’

‘Women’s capacity building in climate change should be ensured’

Water resource and climate change specialist, emeritus professor of Brac University Ainun Nishat said the intensity and frequency of natural calamities will increase in Bangladesh in the coming days ...

‘Women’s capacity building in climate change should be ensured’

‘Sexual and reproductive health education is youths’ right’

Breaking taboo on sexual and reproductive education is a must as it is a right of adolescent boys and girls to learn about these matters for living a better life, experts at a roundtable observed. ...

‘Sexual and reproductive health education is youths’ right’

'31pc of babies born in Bangladesh by C-section'

Every year, 31 per cent of babies, or nearly 570,000, are delivered in Bangladesh through unnecessary Caesarean sections, speakers at a roundtable said Thursday.Prothom Alo, in association with Save ...

'31pc of babies born in Bangladesh by C-section'

‘People should conform to building codes for their own safety’

Proper implementation of the Bangladesh National Building Code (BNBC) is key to making the buildings in the country safe and prevent manmade disasters, experts said at a roundtable on Wednesday.More ...

‘People should conform to building codes for their own safety’

‘Coordination still a challenge despite success in nutrition programme’

Bangladesh needs to make its nutrition sector a priority in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 as 12 of the 17 goals are directly linked with nutrition, experts said at ...

‘Coordination still a challenge despite success in nutrition programme’
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