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Awareness building across the country is need of the hour.. Photo: Star

December 1, 2012
by Promoting Child Rights
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Future at risk?

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Sushmita S Preetha Mamun (not his real name), 16, says he uses a new needle every time to inject analgesic drugs into his bloodstream. “Well, not every time,” he confesses, after close questioning. “Sometimes, when I am in a group, … Continue reading

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Their safety has to be ensured. Photo: Star

December 1, 2012
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How safe are children?

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Staff Correspondent I was diagnosed with HIV and I still haven’t had the courage to tell my family or friends about it,” says Rina (not her real name), 18, who comes from a middle class ‘liberal’ family in Dhaka. “I … Continue reading

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Mothers must not remain vulnerable for dearth of information.

December 1, 2012
by Promoting Child Rights
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Lack of awareness leads to helplessness

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Staff Correspondent Although 68 percent of new HIV infections in the country is among males at present, women’s lower social status makes them more vulnerable to HIV infection. Our culture allows women lower access to education and healthcare, including opportunities … Continue reading

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