Bangladesh country profile. Bangladesh is one of the world's most densely populated countries, with its people crammed into a delta of rivers that empties into the Bay of Bengal. Poverty is deep and widespread, but Bangladesh has in recent years reduced population growth and improved health and education.
I can help myself as much as I can, and teach the work at free of cost, and try to provide food for poor people.
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he new report, entitled “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality”, uses revised data to give a more accurate estimate of how many poor people live in Bangladesh. What the report shows is that 18.5 percent of the population was poor in 2010 compared with 44.2 percent in 1991.
Despite recent progress in Bangladesh in the areas of poverty and human development indicators such as literacy and life expectancy, inequalities in income and consumption rates have increased, with 32% of the population living below the poverty line.
Bangladesh is one of the world’s most densely populated countries; the size of Illinois, Bangladesh has a population of 156 million people, half the population of the United States. Despite recent progress out of poverty and increasing human development indicators such as literacy and life expectancy, inequalities in income and consumption rates have increased (UNDP 2005). 32% of the population lives below the national poverty line, most of whom are women and children. The prevalence of child (under 5) malnutrition is 33%, one of the highest in the world.
The disproportionate poverty faced by women and girls comes as a
result of discrimination and exclusion within Bangladeshi society,
struggling to establish their rights and influence in decision-making
processes. Traditional practices such as dowries, child marriages and
the relegation of being last to eat have created a demeaning and
dangerous sociopolitical context for girls and women.