FPAB programs are segregated into two segments (Core and Restricted). The core programs are directly regulated with the funds received from IPPF. Restricted programs are regulated with the financial support of donors beyond IPPF.
In November 2013, the cabinet approved a “policy decision” to identify hijras as people of a separate gender or the third gender in order to secure their rights, enabling them to identify their gender as “hijra” in all government documents,...Read More
In 2010, a national study estimated that there were 653,000 MRs and 647,000 induced abortions in Bangladesh, resulting in annual rates of 18.3 MRs and 18.2 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age.This evidence suggests that unsafe abortion remained common...Read More
Bangladesh has experienced a sevenfold increase in its contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) in less than forty years from 8% in 1975 to 62% in 2017. However, despite this progress, almost one-third of pregnancies are still unintended which may be attributed...Read More
FPAB has been working for women empowerment, gender equality and to reduce SGBV in 72 Family Development centers (FDCs)/women’s club are working in 21 branches. Women’s clubs are women’s platform and engaged to create awareness among women on women’s Rights...Read More
In 2021 (January-December) Static/Outreach Integrated project under this MoP. FPAB would implement these integrated services through its 21 branches and organizing 14,868 mobile/satellite camps/sessions and 5600 SRHR sessions in community areas. To ensure quality of services refresher training, on the...Read More
Bangladesh is going through significant social and demographic changes, including rapid urbanization (at an estimated rate of 6%), expanding industrialization, and increase in non-communicable diseases. The Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015) admits the manifestation of urban poverty is more appalling...Read More