Khurshed Alam

Khurshed Alam
Bangladesh Institute of Social Research (BISR) Trust · Social and Gender Division

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Currently I am working on political sociology, gender, crime, poverty, climate change and disaster.

Publications

Publications (51)
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This article is aimed to explore the gender dimension of social response to survivors of trafficking in person (TIP) in Bangladesh. Qualitative research methods have been followed in conducting the study. The paper reveals that while women survivors were often denied by their families being blamed to be sexually polluted, male survivors there often...
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This article is aimed to explore the gender dimension of social response to survivors of trafficking in person (TIP) in Bangladesh. Qualitative research methods have been followed in conducting the study. The paper reveals that while women survivors were often denied by their families being blamed to be sexually polluted, male survivors there often...
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The present study deals with the gender aspects of water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) situation in post-cyclone Aila period in Bangladesh. Data were collected using participa- tory approaches like individual interview, key informant interview, focus group discussion and field level observation. Study reveals that after Aila, women had to travel 5...
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Agriculture is the single largest producing and employment sector in Bangladesh which employs 43 percent of the total labour force. Although 63 percent women participate in agricultural works their roles are considered just as helping hands rather than being treated as farmers. In order to unearth this, an in-depth study has been conducted on the f...
Book
Bangladesh as an independent country started its journey just over forty-seven years ago. The country is full of possibilities and challenges. Bangladesh: Economic, Political and Social Issues has been organized around the economic, political and social opportunities and challenges of present Bangladesh. This book is the culmination of twelve chapt...
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This chapter contains role of women in disaster resilience from women's response perspective to natural disasters, adaptive and recovery capacity. During disaster a kind of functional disorders gets created where women had to face challenges different from men....
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Despite recent improvements in ensuring access to safe drinking water, a huge number of people still do not have access to that safe water. Bangladesh achieved laudable success in achieving Millennium Development Goals including extension of water supply and sanitation coverage. The country would face more challenges as the number of semi-urban and...
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Forest-dependent indigenous communities rely on natural resources for their livelihoods, but those are currently under threat due to many factors, including the adverse impact of climate change. The present study looks into climate change-related perception and adaptation strategies of three forest-dependent indigenous communities, namely, Khasia,...

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Projects (2)
Archived project
This study mainly focuses to understand the effect of the “Champions of Change” project, including impacts &the changing pattern of behavior of adolescent boys, on the target communities & their SRHR health.
Project
To assess job market demand, opportunities and challenges of plain land Adivasi and Dalit people of North-west Bangladesh