Evaluation of Laws and Arrangements for Fortifying Juvenile Sexual and Conceptive Wellbeing in Bangladesh.


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Bangladesh has taken an interest in all real global gatherings identified with human rights ... Bangladesh: entryway opener, fortify dialog, promotion for AH ...
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Appraisal of Laws and Policies for Strengthening Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Bangladesh Experience of actualizing human rights related exercises at nation level Anna Häggblom - Child & Adolescent Health Unit - WHO Country Office for Bangladesh

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HUMAN RIGHTS IN BANGLADESH All the worldwide human rights arrangements has been confirmed (aside from CMV) Bangladesh has taken an interest in all significant universal gatherings identified with human rights The privilege to life, nourishment, wellbeing, cover, essential necessities of life, discourse, training are cherished in the Bangladesh Constitution " The Republic should be a vote based system in which central human rights and flexibility, and appreciation for the poise and worth of the human individual might be ensured " Constitution of Bangladesh, article 11

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BANGLADESH CONTEXT Legal period of marriage: 18 years Mean age at first marriage: 15.7 years 14.9 years 13 years Source: Bangladesh DHS 1993-2007

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BANGLADESH CONTEXT (contd.) Contraceptives are just given to wedded young people through open offices Abortion is illicit, however menstrual control permitted (inside 6-10 weeks) Mean age at first birth: 19 Age Source: Bangladesh DHS 1999-2007

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BANGLADESH CONTEXT (contd.) General richness rate: 105 births/1000 ladies Adolescent particular ripeness rate: 126 births/1000 ladies Poor, non-instructed, rustic youths most defenseless Source: Bangladesh DHS 1993-2007

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THE WHO GENERIC TOOL Developed by WHO HQ and Harvard School of Public Health Aim: enhance mindfulness and comprehension of States\' human rights commitments Method: precise examination of the SRH status of powerless gatherings, including non-wellbeing areas, encouraging common society investment and creating proposals to address administrative and strategy obstructions to SRH with clear task of duty Goal: Strengthen the connections between human rights and SRH, and add to national accomplishment of the most noteworthy achievable standard of wellbeing

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THE BANGLADESH PROCESS Entry point: pre-adult pregnancy Advocacy endeavors with Government of Bangladesh + different partners Formation of Technical Advisory Group Formation of Core Group (respondents) Conduction of workshop for national adjustment of bland apparatus Objectives: To look at the status and ramifications of human rights approach for juvenile wellbeing in Bangladesh To think about the national laws and strategies identified with center parts of teenagers\' SRH Review wellbeing information together with laws, strategies and directions identified with pre-adult SRH, with regards to human rights Review and archive government endeavors to regard, secure and satisfy young people\'s privilege with regards to SRH Identify conceivable errors in laws and arrangements that may be hindrances to immature SRH

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THE BANGLADESH PROCESS (contd.) Data accumulation Workshop with approach creators and project directors Interviews with legitimate and general wellbeing specialists Document audit Analysis utilizing SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) structure Report composing Decision after criticism from HQ and provincial level: further investigation required

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CURRENT SITUATION Incomplete information on national laws and directions Non-methodical examination of wellbeing issues Unclear boundaries and suggestions No unmistakable connecting with important human rights instruments Example of existing obstructions: Inadequate insurance of young ladies/ladies from early marriage Discrepancy between the Health Law/Religious Law and the Criminal Code as to family arranging data Inadequate lawful arrangements for unmarried pre-adult ladies to get to regenerative wellbeing administrations Inadequate arrangement of protection, classification and educated assent Senior lawful master and general wellbeing master to labor for 2 months to fill information holes, all the more altogether lead examination  recognize boundaries and figure proposals/recommendations

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CHALLENGES Culturally delicate subjects identified with pre-adult SRH Reluctance in GoB to talk about human rights Lack of learning? Apprehension of feedback? Hard to discuss human rights "in detachment" Formulation of particular proposals on the best way to defeat obstructions without "guiding fingers" Finding people with experience of both lawful investigation and sexual and regenerative wellbeing Extensive apparatus Limited nation limit

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LESSONS LEARNT Sensitization and de-bewilderment required on human rights and the additional worth for the field of wellbeing Government WHO staff National adjustment of hardware urgent for: Understanding Ownership Future utilization of the report Countries need toward locate their own particular reason for directing the evaluation: Bangladesh: entryway opener, fortify discourse, promotion for AH Takes time…

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