Save the Children in Bangladesh, the International Organization for Migration, Plan International- Bangladesh, Winrock, the Bangladesh National Women Lawyers' Association (BNWLA) and United Development Initiatives for Programme Actions (UDDIPAN) organised a national convention for reducing the impact of unsafe migration on children in Bangladesh. This article presents a summary of the panel discussions as well as the recommendations and draft declaration that came out of the convention.
Syed Tashfin Chowdhury from Aljazeera reported on stealing and selling newborns from public hospitals in Bangladesh as numbers of stolen babies are on the rise. New parents describe 'nightmares' after their newborns were kidnapped.
This report brings together current research – much of it unpublished – on the impact of HIV/AIDS on children in the South Asian region. It presents an overview of the findings of studies in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan and recommendations for national action.
Neha Bhandari and Ravi Karkara - Save the Children Sweden1 Jan 2006
This report captures the discussions and activities from a workshop held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 17-19 October 2005 on engaging men as caregivers. The report presents a background and rationale, the expectations and objectives of the workshop, and an overview of work being done to engage fathers both in the region as well as globally.