Cox's Bazar Update | Jul-Sep 2022


In this edition:

  • UN special envoy on Myanmar visits Rohingya camps
  • On 23 August 2022, Noeleen Heyzer, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar, met with Rohingya women leaders during her mission to Cox’s Bazar. Women leaders shared their appreciation for ongoing support from the government and people of Bangladesh.
  • Workshop on Gender-Sensitive Journalism in Cox's Bazar
  • On 28-29 September 2022, UN Women in collaboration with Deutsche Welle (DW) Akademie organized a two-day workshop in Cox’s Bazar for 15 (six female and nine male) journalists on gender-sensitive reporting.
  • Australia’s Ambassador for People Smuggling and Human Trafficking Visits the Police Helpdesk
  • On 13 September 2022, a delegation from the Australian High Commission, Bangladesh, led by Lucienne Manton, Australia’s Ambassador for People Smuggling and Human Trafficking, visited one of the Women and Children Police Help Desks in the Rohingya camps and met with female police officers deployed in the camp to discuss their work and experiences.
  • Street drama to raise awareness on the harmful practice of child marriage
  • UN Women, in collaboration with Ain o Salish Kendra, regularly organizes street dramas to raise awareness about child marriage. The performers are recruited from the community and trained to build their advocacy capacity to prevent child marriage.

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