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Unnayan Shahojogy Team (UST) is a national NGO, working in Bangladesh since 1986. It is registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau The Goverment of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Redg. No.291). Read more...

Call for more programmes on water, sanitation

Speakers at a workshop on Tuesday emphasised the need for taking more programs on water supply and sanitation in the disaster porn areas of the country to cope with climate change. Read more…

Dowry leads to poverty, violence against women

Dowry, a widely practised social malaise, forces many families deeper into poverty and it is one of the main reasons behind violence against women, speakers at a national workshop said yesterday.

Education, economic empowerment of women, women's equal rights to property and social awareness can help eliminate dowry system, they added.
Unnayan Shahojogy Team (UST) organized the national workshop on dowry and poverty at the LGED auditorium in the capital and shared a recently conducted study. 
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Jibon Mohila Somity, a Learning on Community Savings

Charkoratala Munsi Kandi-3 is a small village, situated beside the Kirtinasa River of  Joynagar Union of Zanzira Upazila. Most of the villagers are poor and hardcore poor. Their earnings depend on cultivation, small business, fishing and day labour. Being poor, many households are bound to stop schooling of their children and engaged them in income generating activities. Read more…

A ray of hope in Tanjuara's life

“I never thought I could ever overcome the viscious cycle of poverty” says Tanjuara Begum (22) while recalling the hard days when they were helpless, hungry and were half fed. Tanjuara begum is active and young women from Bandor Pashimpara Kochukata uder Nilphamari sadar union of Nilphamari District. Read more...


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