Menstrual Regulation and Post-Abortion Care Among the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh.
Project Background: This is a collaborative research project which aims to explore menstruation regulation (MR) and post-abortion care-seeking behavior among the forcibly displaced Rohingyawomen in Bangladesh. This study is implemented jointly by BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH)-BRAC University, BAPSA, and Guttmacher Institute, USA. An Advisory Panel is guiding research design. This project is being supported by Guttmacher Institute, USA[U1] .
Objectives of the Project:
Understand the Provision of MR and Abortion care available in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh which is home to one million FDMNs;
Explore Community Member’s Knowledge and use of MR, abortion, and post-abortion care (PAC) through both formal and informal sources, and interrogate the role of preferences, stigma, and health literacy influences on women’s abortion-related care-seeking behavior, and
To contextualize these experiences within the community through understanding the knowledge, attitude, and behaviors of community leaders and men related to the management of unintended pregnancies.