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Baby in one hand, laptop in the other; the superwomen face yet another challenge

In early March of 2020, the coronavirus, more popularly known as Covid-19 made an appalling debut in Bangladesh affecting millions of lives and families throughout the nation. This pandemic has successfully put a halt to the plans and dreams of everyone, everywhere. However, this virus has a profound and greater impact on the lives of women compared to men. While Coronavirus is without a doubt at its heart a global health emergency, in the expansive plan of things, it is also a three-sided issue of health, economic, and social crisis which are being extensively felt especially by women.

WaterAid/HSBC/Drik/Habibul Haque
WaterAid/HSBC/Drik/Habibul Haque

UN HLPF 2020: Time to Transform Words into Action

WaterAid Bangladesh congratulates the Government on Bangladesh on conducting its second Voluntary National Review (VNR) of progress towards the SDGs ahead of the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development 2020. Unlike previous years, this year’s VNR encapsulates progress towards all 17 SDGs, including SDG 6 – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

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WaterAid/HSBC/M R Hasan

On the Frontlines of Change: WASH Volunteers

The haor or backswamp areas in the northeast of Bangladesh are a sight in the rainy season.

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WASH and the 2030 Agenda: Reflecting on a week at HLPF 2018

This month, I had the unique opportunity to attend the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in the United Nations, as part of the Bangladesh Government’s delegation. 

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WASH: a protective vaccine responding COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) is mandated to address global health priorities, provide due leadership, and guide global health stakeholders on health issues; and play critical, strategic, and special role during any emergency.