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Adolescent Life Skills and Parenting in Crisis Settings

3 August 2021

This report highlights the findings of consultations that were held with adolescents in displacement settings in Bangladesh, the Lake Chad Basin (Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria), Central African Republic and Tanzania. 

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INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT (ICDRM)

2 August 2021

This is series of knowledge management products from the Inclusive Community Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (ICDRM) project. The series was firstly developed by Plan International Bangladesh, Plan International Philippines and Plan International Asia-Pacific Hub.

Time to Act - Let's Go Digital!

25 May 2021

Using digital technology to end child, early and forced marriage and reduce adolescent pregnancy.

Call For Law Reform

8 October 2020

The current law in Bangladesh that addresses child marriage is the Child Marriage Restraint Act, 2017 (CMRA) that repealed the earlier British law of 1929. The Act sets the minimum age of marriage for a male as 21 years and for a female as 18 years. CMRA criminalizes contracting, allowing, or solemnising of a child marriage. In 2018, the Child Marriage Restraint Rules (the Rules) had been also formulated providing details of the formation and responsibilities of the Child Marriage Prevention Committees, along with other functional details.

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White Paper on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Asia

1 October 2020

As a high-level guiding document for the private sector, the White Paper is envisioned to strengthen Plan International’s engagement with RMG and H&T actors through the provision of contextualized and empirical evidence, and actionable recommendations.

CASHING IN: The Business Case for Women’s Empowerment in the Garment Industry

Cashing In: The Business Case for Women’s Empowerment in the Garment Industry

1 September 2020

This report represents a business case for investing in women's empowerment in the RMG sector in Bangladesh. Specifically, it analyzes the impact of specific interventions on worker absenteeism and turnover - two well-established metrics for measuring business impact.

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Digital birth registration in Bangladesh

3 February 2020

This study will be a blueprint for an integrated programme specifically aimed at improving digital birth registration services across Bangladesh.

We must accelerate efforts to eliminate child marriage in Asia.

Time to Act! Accelerating Efforts to End Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Asia

10 January 2019

Plan International firmly commits to preventing and eliminating child,  early and forced marriage through holistic interventions and in partnership with a range of actors and stakeholders. Building on the comprehensive body of research into the root causes and detrimental consequences,  we have further invested in identifying and exploring the effective interventions and strategies that have proven to be significantly reducing  this widespread practice.