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Baseline survey on the Gaibandha AP

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The study found that only 35.3% of respondents in a community were involved in planning and implementing interventions to respond to CWB. However, 48.5% of respondents had higher levels of participation and were part of community leadership groups. Most respondents believed in good community leadership and cohesion. Community-based organizations like Women’s Samity and the Kishor-Kishori Club were working to raise awareness among adolescents. World Vision maintained a healthy partnership with these organizations. Most adolescents maintained improved relationships with their peers, indicating their emotional and mental well-being. The study revealed that 94.4% of under-five-year-old children completed birth registration, but 32% were stunted, 21.5% were underweight, and 14% were wasting. 47.8% struggled to provide a minimum dietary diversity for their children, and 48% did not consume any four food categories in the last 24 hours. Most participants did not participate in Channels of Hope, but 0.9% acted to promote child well-being. Moreover, 68.4% of children were developmentally on track, but 26.97% in Grade 3 did not have a minimum proficiency level in reading. Most respondents maintained good relationships with their parents, but some were confused about their relationship with their parents.