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Status of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study with Emphasis on Aspects of Women and Girls in Camps of Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1105831, PP. 1-4

Subject Areas: Sociology

Keywords: Rohingya Refugees, Bangladesh, Women and Girls, Shelter, Food, Safety and Security, Coping Strategy

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A continuous flow of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh because of violence in Rakhine State in Myanmar causes consequence to the world’s largest refugee camp where most of the refugees are women and children. This study was conducted in 2018 in Bangladesh to understand the comparative status of registered and newly arrived Rohingya people in Kutupalong camps of Cox’s Bazar focusing the present conditions of women and girls. This research explores the comparative information of registered and newly arrived Rohingya refugee from different perspectives: basic demographic and socio-economic characteristics, shelter, food, water and sanitation, safety and security concerns, knowledge and education. In addition, this research also addressed the urgency of coping strategies of refugees in camps and all of the identified issues in this paper were also analysed from gender perspective too. This study will help different level stakeholders to take proper steps regarding the management of Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong of Cox Bazar, Bangladesh.

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Karin, S. , Chowdhury, M. A. and Shamim, I. (2020). Status of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study with Emphasis on Aspects of Women and Girls in Camps of Kutupalong, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Open Access Library Journal, 7, e5831. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1105831.

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