An earlier example was dealt with here. The stakes are admittedly high here: The powerful anti-GMO lobby knows that if Bangladeshi farmers successfully adopt this new crop, other GMO crops in the pipeline such as Golden Rice also being developed in Bangladesh will be advantaged and their cause of banning the technology permanently will be harmed.
This is the second year in a row that overall restrictions on religion — whether the result of government actions or by individuals or societal groups — increased in the countries included in the study.
Here are some of the key findings from the new report: This is the largest share of countries in these categories since The index is a point scale based on 20 indicators of government restrictions on religion, including limits on proselytizing and public preaching, or detentions and assaults of religious group members.
Countries in these two categories scored at least a 3. Although the share of countries in these categories did not change since last year, it was higher than inwhen this study began tracking social hostilities.
In addition, several countries joined these top two categories of social hostilities in Bangladesh experienced an increase in assaults and killings of members of religious groups by social groups or individuals — including multiple instances where people who had expressed atheist views or were accused of offending Islam on the internet were killed or threatened.
This represents the largest number of countries in which harassment took place since the start of these analyses inand all of the religious groups included in this report with the exception of the unaffiliated were affected. Jews were harassed in 87 countries, reversing a decrease that occurred in China had the highest levels of government restrictions on religion, while India had the highest levels of social hostilities involving religion.
Both countries had the highest levels of restrictions in these respective categories, not only among the 25 most populous countries but also in the world at large.About icddr,b. We are an international health research institute based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Key Findings Report for for Bangladesh, published in May , has undergone some changes in March The changes relate to the estimates on Child Mortality where the reference period of 'last ten years before the survey' has been changed to .
9 May, hrs – see updates at end of post Once again media reports have emerged claiming that genetically modified pest-resistant Bt brinjal (eggplant) has failed in the field and that farmers in Bangladesh are regretting that they have begun to grow it.
This page report presents the key findings of the Bangladesh National Study on Child Poverty and Disparities. This study is proposing a new methodology to assess child poverty in a specific manner, moving away from a narrow measurement that addresses income exclusively to a definition that.
Key Findings on Child Injuries For every child Health, Education, Equality, Protection The Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey (BHIS) has established UNICEF Bangladesh can provide a copy of the report and the CD-ROM copy on request.
Contact details: UNICEF Bangladesh BSL Ofﬁce Complex. The Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) was designed to provide data for monitoring the population and health situation in Bangladesh. The BDHS is the fifth Demographic and Health Survey conducted in Bangladesh, following up on surveys conducted in , , , and