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Websites for Children about Bangladesh

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Websites with Stories/Pictures of Children in Bangladesh

Bangladesh  -- The Children
By: The Luminous Landscape

Children of Bangladesh
By: Bangladesh Development Research Center (BDRC)

Children of Bangladesh
By: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.

Discovering the Children of Bangladesh
By: Ihtisham Kabir

Faces of Bangladesh
By: flickr – A Yahoo! company

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  • For Children: Outstanding juvenile book with information
    about Bangladesh: Orr, Tamra B. (2007) Bangladesh (New
    York et al.: Children's Press).

 

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Ten Facts

Source for Facts 8 to 10:
Calculations by BDRC staff based on data trends provided in the World Bank’s 2008
World Development Indicators database, taking expected improvements in infant and
child mortality into account. Some other sources (like the CIA World Fact Book) provide
less optimistic estimates.

Snapshot of Child Labor in Bangladesh

 

In 1995-96, the estimate of child labor was put at 6.6 million.

(These are 19.1% of the 34.4 million children between the ages of 5-14 years). Children were found to work in 200 types of activities, of which 49 were identified as being particularly hazardous as they harmed children’s physical and mental well-being.

Source: Khair, Sumaiya (2005) Child labour in Bangladesh: a forward looking policy
study (Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Organization (ILO) April).

In 2002-03, the estimate of child labour was put at  3.2 million.
Child labor was (based on ILO Conventions Nos. 138 and 182) defined as:

  • all children aged 5-11 who are engaged in economic activity;

  • all children aged 12-14 who are engaged in economic activities except those
    doing light work (less than 14 hours a week, to the exclusion of all hazardous
    work and other worst forms of child labour); and

  • all children aged 15-17 in hazardous work (including working 43 hours or more
    in a week) and other worst forms of child labour.

 

The Survey covered an estimated 42.4 million children between the ages of
5-17 years.

Source: Khair, Sumaiya (2005) Child labour in Bangladesh: a forward looking policy study (Geneva, Switzerland: International Labour Organization (ILO) April).

 

On June 21, 2008, The Bangladesh Today reported that around 1.3 million children are engaged in risky jobs.

The number of child workers had increased as many children have no other alternative to survive due to the sharp food price increase.

The Government of Bangladesh has implemented a program that is expected to lead to the withdrawal of all child workers from the worst form of child labor by 2015.

Note: "Child labor" is a narrower concept than "economically active children". There are many more children economically active than there are child workers.

Child Labor

Some Organizations that Help Children in Bangladesh
Scroll down for: Some Specific Projects for Children in Bangladesh

 

Association for Community Development (ACD)
ACD works to improve women's and children's position in Bangladesh society by addressing the conditions which marginalize them. Click here for contact information of ACD

BRAC
BRAC works with people whose lives are dominated by extreme poverty, illiteracy, disease and other handicaps. They also have many programs for children.

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)-Bangladesh
CRIN empowers the global child rights community through the exchange of information and the promotion of children's rights.

Families For Children (FFC)
FFC is a voluntary organization helping children and women in India and Bangladesh supported by sponsors and volunteers.

Global Foodprints: CSKS (Cinnamul-Shishu Kishore Sangstha)
A Street Children Programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Hope Foundation for Women & Children of Bangladesh
Hope Foundation sets up hospitals and medical clinics in rural areas of Bangladesh in order to provide essential healthcare to the poor people in Bangladesh.

Kind Cuts for Kids: Bangladesh
Kind Cuts for Kids aims to improve medical services to children in developing countries.

Manusher Jonno Foundation
Manusher Jonno Foundation is an initiative designed to promote 'human rights' and 'good governance' in Bangladesh and also has a program on child protection and development.

Parbatya Bouddha Mission (PBM)
PBM works for the socio-economic education and cultural development of minority indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, emphasizing children.

Save the Children in Bangladesh
Save the Children has a variety of programs in the areas of health, education, food security, and emergency preparedness.

Underprivileged Children's Educational Programs (UCEP)- Bangladesh
UCEP-Bangladesh is working with the distressed urban working children.

UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) Bangladesh
Unite for Children – UNICEF helps children and also provides a variety of resources on children in Bangladesh.

Walk for Life: The Bangladesh Sustainable Clubfoot Project
Walk for Life provides free treatment to clubfoot children under three years of age.

World Vision Bangladesh
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian relief and development organization focusing on children in around 100 countries across the globe.

For further organizations and resources, please see: Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)

Some Specific Projects for Children in Bangladesh

 

Global Education: Children learn active citizenship in Bangladesh

The Hunger Project: Celebrating Girl Children in Bangladesh

“Manab Kalyan Anathalaya” – The Orphanage Project

Plan Bangladesh: Street children enjoy birth registration success

Save the Children: Empowering Girls in Bangladesh

SchoolAID: Support Learning Camps in Bangladesh

World Bank – Project: Bangladesh Disability and Children at Risk

World Vision Bangladesh: Children and their rights

World Vision Bangladesh: Education and skills building

Child Orgs
Related Lit

Publications of the Moment

Recognizing Universal Children's Day (20th November 2009) the BDRC provided new publications related to
Children in Bangladesh

  • Ahmed, A. and M. Sohail (2008) “Child's play and recreation in Dhaka City, Bangladesh”, Proceedings (of
    the) Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer, Vol. 161, No. 4, pp. 263-270.

  • Ahmed, Nesar (2008) “The role of children in fish marketing in Bangladesh”, Fish Farmer, Vol. 31, No. 2,
    pp. 46-48.

  • Akhter, S.; A. P. Luby; and A. K. Halder (2008) “Incidence of Respiratory Illness and Associated
    Expenditures of Households Among Children Under Five in Urban Dhaka, Bangladesh”, International
    Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 12, No. SUPP/1, pp. e74.

  • Alam, Mahmudul; assisted by Johirul Islam Mullick and Irene Parvin (eds.) (2008) Bangladesh education in
    transition : policy, performance, way forward (Dhaka, Bangladesh: Development Research Network
    (Distributor: A. H. Development Pub. House)).

  • Alam, Nurul; Jeroen K. van Ginneken; and Ian Timaeus (2009) “Determinants of Perceived Morbidity and
    Use of Health Services by Children Less Than 15 Years Old in Rural Bangladesh”, Maternal and Child
    Health Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 119-129.

  • Andaleeb, Syed [Saad] (2008) “Caring for children: a model of healthcare service quality in Bangladesh”
    International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 339-345.

  • Arifeen, S. E; Saha, S. K.; Rahman, S.; Rahman, K. M.; Rahman, S. M.; Bari, S.; Naheed, A.; Mannan, I.;
    Seraji, M. H.; Ahmed, N. U.; Hassan, M. S.; Huda, N.; Siddik, A. U.; Quasem, I.; Islam M; Fatima K; Al-
    Emran, H.; Brooks, W. A.; Baqui, A. H.; Breiman, R. F.; Sack, D.; and Stephen P. Luby (2009) “Invasive
    Pneumococcal Disease among Children in Rural Bangladesh: Results from a Population-Based
    Surveillance”, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 48, No. SUPP/2, pp. S103-S113.

  • Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz (2008) “Sense in sociability? Maternal education, social capital and child
    schooling in rural Bangladesh”, The European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 20, No. 3
    (September), pp. 482-496.

  • Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz and Nazmul Chaudhury (2008) “Madrasas and NGOs: Complements or
    Substitutes? Non-State Providers and Growth in Female Education in Bangladesh”, Washington, DC, USA:
    World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, WPS4511 (February).

  • Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz and Nazmul Chaudhury (2008) “Poisoning the mind: arsenic contamination
    and cognitive achievement of children” Washington, DC, USA: World Bank Policy Research Working
    Paper, WPS4510 (February).

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) (2008) Bangladesh Vocational Education System Improvements to
    Increase Job Prospects (Manila, The Philippines: Asian Development Bank (ADB), News Release of June
    10).

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) (2008) Bangladesh: Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project
    (Manila, The Philippines: Asian Development Bank (ADB), Completion Report, Project No. 30332, Loan
    No. 1690, June).

  • Blum, Lauren S.; Rasheda Khan; Adnan A. Hyder; Sabina Shahanaj; Shams El Arifeen; and Abdullah
    Baqui (2009) “Childhood drowning in Matlab, Bangladesh: An in-depth exploration of community
    perceptions and practices”, Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 68, No. 9 (May), pp. 1720-1727.

  • Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) (2008) "Achieving Universal Primary Education with Quality and Equity",
    Dhaka, Bangladesh: Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), CPD Policy Pager, No. 1 (November).

  • Chaudhuri, Anoshua (2008) “Impact of Sibling Rivalry on the Nutritional Status of Children: Evidence from
    Matlab, Bangladesh”, Available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1158815.

  • Chaudhuri, Anoshua (2008) “Revisiting the Impact of a Reproductive Health Intervention on Children's
    Height-for-Age with Evidence from Rural Bangladesh”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol.
    56, No. 3, pp. 619-656.

  • Chisti, M. J.; S. Huq; S. K. Das; M. A. Malek; T. Ahmed; A. S. G. Faruque; and M. A. Salam (2008)
    “Predictors of severe illness in children under age five with concomitant infection with pneumonia and
    diarrhea at a large hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh”, Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and
    Public Health, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 719-727.

  • Chowdhury, E. K.; S. El Arifeen; M. Rahman; D. Hoque; M. Hossain; K. Begum; A. Siddik; N. Begum; Q.
    Rahman; and T. Akter (2008) “Care at first-level facilities for children with severe pneumonia in
    Bangladesh: a cohort study”, The Lancet, Vol. 372, No. 9641, pp. 822-830.

  • Chowdhury, Salim Mahmud; Aminur Rahman; Saidur Rahman Mashreky; Sheikh Giashuddin; Leif
    Svanström; Lars-Gunnar Hörte; Michael Linnan; Sumona Shafinaz; Iyorlumun J. Uhaa; and A. K. M. Fazlur
    Rahman (2008) “Childhood fall: Epidemiologic findings from a population-based survey in Bangladesh”,
    International Journal on Disability and Human Development, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 81-87.

  • Dancer, Diane; Anu Rammohan; and Murray D. Smith (2008) “Infant mortality and child nutrition in
    Bangladesh”, Health Economics, Vol. 17, No. 9, pp. 1015-1035.

  • Davanzo, Julie; Lauren Hale; Abdur Razzaque; and Mizanur Rahman (2008) “The effects of pregnancy
    spacing on infant and child mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh: How they vary by the type of pregnancy
    outcome that began the interval”, Population Studies, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 131-154.

  • Dey, Shuvra Kanti; Aksara Thongprachum; Abm Rafiqul Islam; Gia Tung Phan; Majibur Rahman; Masashi
    Mizuguchi; Shoko Okitsu; and Hiroshi Ushijima (2009) “Molecular analysis of G3 rotavirus among infants
    and children in Dhaka City, Bangladesh after 1993”, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Vol. 9, No. 5
    (September), pp. 983-986.

  • Dey, Shuvra Kanti; Yuko Hayakawa; Majibur Rahman, Rafi qul Islam; Masashi Mizuguchi, Shoko Okitsu;
    and Hiroshi Ushijima (2009) “G2 Strain of Rotavirus among Infants and Children, Bangladesh”, Emerging
    Infectious Diseases, Vol. 15, No. 1 (January), pp. 91-94.

  • El Arifeen, Shams; Abdullah H. Baqui; Cesar G. Victora; Robert E. Black; Jennifer Bryce; D. M. E. Hoque;
    E. K. Chowdhury; N. Begum; T. Akter; and A. Siddik (2008) “Sex and Socioeconomic Differentials in Child
    Health in Rural Bangladesh: Findings from a Baseline Survey for Evaluating Integrated Management of
    Childhood Illness”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 26, No. 1 (March), pp. 22-35.

  • Faruque, A. S. G.; A. M. Shamsir Ahmed; Tahmeed Ahmed; M. Munirul Islam; Md. Iqbal Hossain, S. K. Roy;
    Nurul Alam; Iqbal Kabir; and David A. Sack (2008) “Nutrition: Basis for Healthy Children and Mothers in
    Bangladesh”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 26, No. 3 (September), pp. 325-339.

  • Gipson, Jessica D. and Michelle J. Hindin (2008) “Having Another Child Would Be a Life or Death Situation
    for Her: Understanding Pregnancy Termination Among Couples in Rural Bangladesh”, American Journal of
    Public Health, Vol. 98, No. 10, pp. 1827-1832.

  • Haider, Mostafa (2008) “Recognising Complexity, Embracing Diversity: Working Children in Bangladesh”,
    South Asia Research, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 49-72.

  • Halder, Amal K. and M. Kabir (2008) “Child Mortality Inequalities and Linkage with Sanitation Facilities in
    Bangladesh”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 64-73.

  • Hale, Lauren; Julie DaVanzo; Abdur Razzaque; and Mizanur Rahman (2009) “Which factors explain the
    decline in infant and child mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh?”, Journal of Population Research, Vol. 26, No.
    1, pp. 3-20.

  • Haque, Ehsanul (2009) “Sun Child Program: providing education, preventing school drop out and breaking
    the cycle of poverty for underprivileged children in Bangladesh”, Paper presented at the Conference on
    Ideas and Innovations for the Development of Bangladesh: The Next Decade, Harvard University, Boston
    (October 9-10).

  • Huq, Mohammed Nazmul and Tarana Tasnim (2008) “Maternal Education and Child Healthcare in
    Bangladesh”, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1 (January), pp. 43-51.

  • Islam, M. Mazharul and Kazi Md. Abul Kalam Azad (2008) “Rural-urban migration and child survival in
    urban Bangladesh: are the urban migrants and poor disadvantaged?”, Journal of Biosocial Science, Vol.
    40, No. 1, pp. 83-96.

  • Islam, Safiqul; Kaniz Fatema; and Manzoor Ahmed (2008) "BRAC in Education", Paper presented at the
    Conference on "Bangladesh in the 21st Century" at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (June 13-14,
    2008).

  • Kabeer, Naila and Simeen Mahmud (2009) “Imagining the Future: Children, Education and
    Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty in Urban Bangladesh”, IDS Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 10-21.

  • Khan, Halimur (2008) "Lack of Curricular Relevance in Secondary School Education: Barrier to Equality of
    Educational Opportunity in Bangladesh", Paper presented at the Conference on "Bangladesh in the 21st
    Century" at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (June 13-14, 2008).

  • Khan, N. Z.; H. Muslima; M. Bhattacharya; R. Parvin; N. Begum; M. Jahan; D. Begum; S. Akhtar; A. S.
    Ahmed; and Gary L. Darmstadt (2008) “Stress in mothers of preterm infants in Bangladesh: associations
    with family, child and maternal factors and children's neuro-development”, Child Care Health and
    Development, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 657-664.

  • Khanam, Rasheda (2008) “Child labour and school attendance: evidence from Bangladesh” International
    Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 35, No. 1/2, pp. 77-98.

  • Khatun, Selina and Mahmudur Rahman (2008) “Quality of antenatal care and its dose-response
    relationship with birth weight in a maternal and child health training institute in Bangladesh”, Journal of
    Biosocial Science, Vol. 40, No. 3 (May), pp. 321-338.

  • Luby, Stephen P. and Amal K. Halder (2008) “Associations among handwashing indicators, wealth, and
    symptoms of childhood respiratory illness in urban Bangladesh”, Tropical Medicine and International
    Health, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 835-844.

  • Mamun, Rashed; Nazrul Islam Mondal; Rafiqul Islam; and M. Kabir (2008) “Impact of Some Key Factors on
    Health Complication of the Child Laborers During Work: A Study on Rangpur, Bangladesh”, Pakistan
    Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 262-267.

  • Mashreky, S. R.; A. Rahman; S. M. Chowdhury; L. Svanström; M. Linnan; S. Shafinaz; T. F. Khan; and F.
    Rahman (2009) “Perceptions of rural people about childhood burns and their prevention: A basis for
    developing a childhood burn prevention programme in Bangladesh”, Public Health, Vol. 123, No. 8
    (August), pp. 568-572.

  • Mashreky, S. R.; A. Rahman; S. M. Chowdhury; S. Giashuddin; L. Svanstrom; M. Linnan; S. Shafinaz; I. J.
    Uhaa; and F. Rahman (2008) “Consequences of childhood burn: Findings from the largest community-
    based injury survey in Bangladesh”, Burns, Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 912-918.

  • Mashreky, S. R.; A. Rahman; S. M. Chowdhury; S. Giashuddin; L. Svanstrom; M. Linnan; S. Shafinaz; I. J.
    Uhaa; and F. Rahman (2008) “Epidemiology of childhood burn: Yield of largest community based injury
    survey in Bangladesh”, Burns, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 856-862.

  • Masum, Muhammad (2008) “Education Sector in Bangladesh: A Review of Developments since
    Independence (Primary and Secondary Education)”, Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 33-
    50.

  • Matsuda, F.; S. Ishimura; Y. Wagatsuma; T. Higashi; T. Hayashi; A. S. G. Faruque; D. A. Sack; and M.
    Nishibuchi (2008) “Prediction of epidemic cholera due to Vibrio cholerae O1 in children younger than 10
    years using climate data in Bangladesh”, Epidemiology and Infection, Vol. 136, No. 1, pp. 73-79.

  • Monzoor, Shahorin and Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir (2008) Primary Education in Bangladesh --
    Streams, Disparities and Pathways for Unified System (Dhaka, Bangladesh: Unnayan Onneshan - the
    Innovators).

  • Naheed, Aliya; Samir K. Saha; Robert F. Breiman; Fatema Khatun; W. Abdullah Brooks; Shams El Arifeen;
    David Sack; and Stephen P. Luby (2009) “Multihospital Surveillance of Pneumonia Burden among
    Children Aged <5 Years Hospitalized for Pneumonia in Bangladesh”, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 48,
    No. SUPP/2, pp. S82-S89.

  • Rahaman, Sadikur; Wahida Khanam; and Zeenatul Islam (2008) Children with disabilities in Rajshahi city:
    a situation analysis (Rajshahi, Bangladesh: Foundation for Women & Child Assistance).

  • Rahman, Aminur; Shumona Shafinaz; Michael Linnan; and Fazlur Rahman (2008) “Community perception
    of childhood drowning and its prevention measures in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative study”, Australian
    Journal of Rural Health, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 176-180. Rahman, M.; S. Hossain; A. H. Baqui; S. Shoma; H.
    Rashid; N. Nahar; M. K. Zaman; and F. Khatun (2008) “Haemophilus influenzae type-b and non-b-type
    invasive diseases in urban children (<5years) of Bangladesh: Implications for therapy and vaccination”,
    Journal of Infection, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 191-196.

  • Rahman, Taiabur (forthcoming) “Life and Livelihood of the Poor Children Living in Metropolis Dhaka:
    Problems, Prospects and Challenges”, in: A. Singh (ed.) Governance and Justice in South Asia: Access
    maze and denial frame for the poor (New Delhi: Sage Publication, forthcoming).

  • Rahman, Taiabur (forthcoming) “Life and Livelihood of the Poor Children Living in Metropolis Dhaka:
    Problems, Prospects and Challenges”, in: A. Singh (ed.) Governance and Justice in South Asia: Access
    maze and denial frame for the poor (New Delhi: Sage Publication, forthcoming).

  • Raqib, Rubhana; Sultan Ahmed; Rokeya Sultana; Yukiko Wagatsuma; Dinesh Mondal; A.M. Waheedul
    Hoque; Barbro Nermell; Mohammed Yunus; Shantonu Roy; Lars Ake Persson; Shams El Arifeen; Sophie
    Moore; and Marie Vahter (2009) “Effects of in utero arsenic exposure on child immunity and morbidity in
    rural Bangladesh”, Toxicology Letters, Vol. 185, No. 3 (March), pp. 197-202.

  • Roy, S. K.; Rubhana Rakib; Wajiha Khatun; T. Azim; R. Chowdhury; George J. Fuchs; and D. A. Sack
    (2008) “Zinc supplementation in the management of shigellosis in malnourished children in Bangladesh”,
    European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 62, No. 7, pp. 849-855.

  • Roy, Swapan Kumar; M. J. Hossain; Wajiha Khatun; Barnali Chakraborty; S. Chowdhury; Afroza Begum;
    Syeda Mah-e-Muneer; Sohana Shafique; Mansura Khanam; and R. Chowdhury (2008) “Zinc
    supplementation in children with cholera in Bangladesh: randomised controlled trial”, British Medical
    Journal, No. 7638, pp. 266-268.

  • Saha, Kuntal K.; Edward A. Frongillo; Dewan S. Alam; Shams E. Arifeen; Lars Åke Persson; and Kathleen
    M. Rasmussen (2008) “Appropriate infant feeding practices result in better growth of infants and young
    children in rural Bangladesh”, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 87, No. 6, pp. 1852-1859.

  • Saha, S. K.; A. Naheed; El Arifeen, Shams; Islam, M; AlEmran, H; Amin, R; Fatima, K; Brooks, WA;
    Breiman, RF; Sack, DA; Luby SP; and Pneumococcal Study Group (2009) “Surveillance for Invasive
    Streptococcus pneumoniae Disease among Hospitalized Children in Bangladesh: Antimicrobial
    Susceptibility and Serotype Distribution”, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 48, No. SUPP/2, pp. S75-S81.

  • Sarker, Profulla and Gareth Davey (2009) “Exclusion of indigenous children from primary education in the
    Rajshahi Division of northwestern Bangladesh”, International Journal of Inclusive Education, Vol. 13, No. 1
    (February), pp. 1-11.

  • Semba, Richard D.; Saskia de Pee; Kai Sun; Mayang Sari; Nasima Akhter; and Martin W. Bloem (2008)
    “Effect of parental formal education on risk of child stunting in Indonesia and Bangladesh: a cross-
    sectional study”, The Lancet, Vol. 371, No. 9609 (26 January), pp. 322-328.

  • Sinha, Anisur Rahman (2008) “Bangladesh: A Multilateral Collaboration to Eliminate Child Labor in the
    Export-Oriented Garment Industry”, in: U.S. Department of Labor (ed.) Advancing the Global Campaign
    Against Child Labor: Progress Made and Future Actions (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor),
    Section IV, Panel B: Implementing Effective Strategies in the Workplace.

  • Tariquzzaman, Sheikh and Naomi Hossain (2009) “The Boys Left Behind: Where Public Policy has Failed
    to Prevent Child Labour in Bangladesh”, IDS Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 31-37.

  • Tariquzzaman, Sk. and Elma Kaiser (2008) “Employers’ Perceptions of Changing Child Labour Practices in
    Bangladesh”, Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC Monograph Series, No. 35 (January).

  • Uddin, Md. Jasim; Charles P. Larson; Elizabeth Oliveras; Azharul Islam Khan, M. A. Md. Abdul Quaiyum;
    and Nirod Chandra Saha (2009) “Child Immunization Coverage in Rural Hard-to-Reach Haor Areas of
    Bangladesh: Possible Alternative Strategies”, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 8-18.

  • Uddin, Mohammad Nashir; Mohammad Hamiduzzaman; and Bernhard G. Gunter (2009) “Physical and
    Psychological Implications of Risky Child Labor: A Study in Sylhet City, Bangladesh”, Falls Church, VA,
    USA: Bangladesh Development Research Center (BDRC), Bangladesh Development Research Working
    Paper Series (BDRWPS), BDRWPS No. 8 (July).

  • World Bank (2008) “Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk Project”, Washington, DC, USA: World
    Bank, Report No. 41795 (Project Appraisal Document, June); Report No. AC3439 (Integrated Safeguards
    Data Sheet, February); and Project Information Document, No. AB3650 (February).

  • World Bank (2008) Bangladesh - Post-Literacy and Continuing Education for Human Development Project
    (Washington, DC, USA: World Bank, Implementation Completion and Results Report, No. ICR795, July).

  • World Bank (2008) Education for All in Bangladesh: Where Does Bangladesh Stand in Achieving the EFA
    Goals by 2015? (Washington, DC, USA: World Bank, Bangladesh Development Series (BDS), Paper No.
    24, April).

  • Yamauchi, Futoshi; Yisehac Yohannes; and Agnes Quisumbing (2009) “Risks, ex-ante actions and public
    assistance : impacts of natural disasters on child schooling in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Malawi”,
    Washington, DC, USA: World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, WPS4909 (April).

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