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The Guardian: BRAC-aanpak voor de allerarmsten werkt

The Guardian
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Succes van BRAC wetenschappelijk aangetoond

De Volkskrant
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Trouw over BRAC: ‘Bangladesh: Sociale droom is uitgekomen’

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The World Bank

Internationale Vrouwendag: Closing the Gender Gap – Lessons from Africa

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  • Periods do not stop during a pandemic

    Nasima* is in class eight. She lives in Korail slum, the biggest slum in Bangladesh. The impacts of COVID-19 have been difficult to cope with for the 15-year old. Nasima lives with her parents, both of whom are daily wage labourers. Buying sanitary napkins during her periods has never been affordable, and she often ends up resorting to using old cl… Read more

  • How BRAC International scaled up response to COVID-19

    Through in-depth, on-the-ground assessments, we have seen the devastating physical and economic impact on the already overburdened and underserved communities where we work, particularly women and children. To immediately respond to COVID-19, BRAC International (BI) developed a four-pronged strategic framework to guide the response efforts. This in… Read more

  • An Audacious expansion for BRAC’s global Graduation agenda

    On 18 June, TED announced that BRAC was one of eight winners of the Audacious Project. An investment of over $60 million will significantly expand BRAC’s work to enable the adoption of Graduation programmes by governments across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. The Graduation approach was developed by BRAC’s Ultra-Poor Graduation programme (previou… Read more

  • COVID-19 will change many women’s lives forever in Bangladesh

    This year marks 25 years since the most progressive blueprint ever was created for advancing women’s rights; the Beijing Platform for Action. It outlines a visionary agenda for empowerment and achieving gender equality. While progress has been made over the last 25 years, 2020 has brought a pandemic that has deepened pre-existing gender inequalit… Read more

  • COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (27 June 2020)

    Dear colleagues, partners and friends, Bangladesh crossed 100 days with COVID-19 this week. The number of confirmed cases have plateaued to a range of 3,300 to 4,000 this week, but so has the testing. There still has not been any decision on how red zones will be implemented in Dhaka. Positive news after testing kits controversy The government is … Read more