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Paper 27 – Male Involvement in the Family Planning in Bangladesh: Factors Constraining Low Use and the Potential for Augmenting the CPR

Contributor: Kazi Jahid Hossain Publication Period: June 2003 The objectives of this paper is to underline the factors constraining low use of male contraceptive methods in Bangladesh; and to explore the men’s potentially positive role to augment the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) in Bangladesh.

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Paper 26 – The Sexual Harassment of Industrial Workers: Strategies for Intervention in the Workplace and Beyond

Contributor: Dina M Siddiqi Publication Period: June 2003 The paper seeks to understand the main parameters through which women workers conceptualise and experiences of harassment. A major objective of this study is to assess the impact of sexual harassment on the work environment, on productivity, and workers’ attitudes and responses …

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Paper 23 – Bangladesh’s Population Policy: Emerging Issues and Future Agenda

Contributors: Ubaidur Rob and Noah Sprafkin Publication Period: March 2003 The paper attempts to describe most important population and development issues in Bangladesh, examines how Bangladesh’s existing and proposed population policies and programmes deal with these concerns. It also identifies the gaps between issues and policies, and discusses how these …

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Paper 21 – Reproductive Health Concepts, Attitudes and Practices of Privileged Urban Adolescents

Contributors: Nazme Sabina and Tawheed Reza Noor Publication Period: December 2002 The paper assesses: (i) the concepts, attitudes and practices of the urban educated and privileged adolescents regarding sexual and reproductive health; (ii) the accessibility and availability of information; (iii) the socio-cultural values, beliefs and concerns; and (iv) the scope, …

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