Coastal women need extra healthcare

Coastal women need extra healthcare

The 15-year SDG plan of the United Nations talks of ensuring peace and prosperity in the world by 2030. These goals include, among others, ensuring poverty alleviation, food security, healthcare and quality education as well as gender equality. Abut according to several studies and media reports. The country’s agriculture and production is being directly hampered […]

From gender inequality to climate change

As Bangladesh looks forward to its next 50 years, there remain significant human development challenges for the country. Some of these challenges are lingering challenges, like poverty and gender inequality; some are deepening challenges, like inequalities and climate change; but some are, undoubtedly, emerging challenges, like human security and the Covid-19 pandemic. The global scenario […]

Publish gender budget report | The Daily Star

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Speakers at a post-budget webinar urged the government to publish the gender budget report during the final release of the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022 and take the necessary initiatives to ensure women empowerment and gender equality by allocating specific budget for women and taking necessary work plans in the development programmes. They […]

WASH and gender: The human rights perspective


Gender equality and access to water are basic human rights  Safe access to water and sanitation is basic human rights and strongly related with dignity. The right to safe water is defined as the right of everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use. Sanitation in human rights […]

The blue economy to advance gender equality

Dona Bertarelli   | Published: March 26, 2021 21:50:13 Around the world, women are excessively affected by climate change, by market fluctuations, or shocks like the pandemic, which has put millions of jobs at risk. Gender equality matters for women and men, in and out of the workforce; for girls and boys, about to explore […]

These women scientists at Corteva Agriscience are breaking gender stereotypes in the agri sector

Corteva agriscience

With agriculture being the primary source of livelihood for 58 percent of India’s population, innovations and developments in this field are pertinent for farmers to increase growth and productivity. Corteva Agriscience is a global pure-play agriculture company that provides farmers around the world with a complete portfolio of agriculture solutions in the industry. This includes […]