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Text and voice messages help close Bangladesh health gap

Text and voice messages help close Bangladesh health gap

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 1, 2014 0

DHAKA 01 July 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh is moving to boost maternal health services in poorly-served rural areas by targeting voice and text messages at expectant and pregnant mothers and their families. The

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Toxic poultry feed spreads Bangladesh tannery risk

Toxic poultry feed spreads Bangladesh tannery risk

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 June 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's leather tanneries are notoriously filthy, exposing workers and neighbours to toxic chemicals. And recent studies show that poultry feed produced from industry scraps may also be

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Toxic poultry feed threatens Bangladesh’s poor

Toxic poultry feed threatens Bangladesh’s poor

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 June 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's leather tanneries are notoriously filthy, exposing workers and neighbours to toxic chemicals.

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New-concept flood insurance could help Bangladesh’s poor

New-concept flood insurance could help Bangladesh’s poor

April 11, 2014 0

DHAKA 11 April 2014 (IRIN) - A new insurance scheme in which pre-determined flood thresholds trigger speedy compensation offers hope for poor people in flood-prone Bangladesh, experts say. >

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Concern over extrajudicial killings in Bangladesh

Concern over extrajudicial killings in Bangladesh

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 4, 2014 0

DHAKA 04 February 2014 (IRIN) - Activists in Bangladesh have called for an investigation into a recent spate of killings described by many as ‘extrajudicial’. Activists claim most of those who died were

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Inquiry urged into Bangladesh’s "extrajudicial" killings

Inquiry urged into Bangladesh’s "extrajudicial" killings

February 4, 2014 0

DHAKA 04 February 2014 (IRIN) - Activists in Bangladesh have called for an investigation into a recent spate of killings described by many as ‘extrajudicial’. Activists claim most of those who died were

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Bangladesh political violence spurs attacks on minority groups

Bangladesh political violence spurs attacks on minority groups

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 31, 2014 0

JESSORE 31 January 2014 (IRIN) - Following attacks on religious minorities, mostly Hindus, and a number of smaller indigenous groups during political disturbances earlier this month in Bangladesh - where the biggest ethnic

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Minorities targeted in Bangladesh political violence

Minorities targeted in Bangladesh political violence

January 31, 2014 0

JESSORE 31 January 2014 (IRIN) - Following attacks on religious minorities, mostly Hindus, activists in Bangladesh are calling for increased protection to forestall further violence in the majority Muslim country.

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Bangladesh teaches disaster preparedness to reduce risk

Bangladesh teaches disaster preparedness to reduce risk

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 17, 2014 0

DHAKA 17 January 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh is working to enhance children’s understanding of disaster preparedness with the introduction of 10 new supplementary books for teaching the subject, which has been part of

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Bangladesh’s migrants also need HIV services

Bangladesh’s migrants also need HIV services

November 26, 2013 0

DHAKA 26 November 2013 (IRIN) - Interventions aimed at curbing the burden of HIV among people migrating from Bangladesh to India in search of work risk having only temporary impact if such efforts

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