Over a period of several months in late 2016 and early 2017, three regional and two national dialogues were held. Participants identified a wide range of people at risk of being left behind in Bangladesh. However, it was noted that some groups might not have been fully counted in the assessment due to sensitivities (ie: LGBTQ+. Dalit) Key constituencies most marginalised in the country
  • Women and Girls
  • Indigenous people
  • Persons with disability
  • Trade unions
  • Young people
  • Older people
  • LGBTQ+
  • Religious and ethnic populations
  • Rural populations

What can be done to leave no one behind?

In order to tackle marginalization, participants prioritized better aligning national level efforts to the needs of communities, and creating more opportunities for marginalized groups to participate in the SDG implementation process. Participants also called for better data and a comprehensive database to identify who are the excluded people who need support to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals' overarching aim of leaving no-one behind.

Adult Literacy Percentage


Infant Mortality/1000


Human Development Index

Human Development Index

Population below national poverty line


Rural Population below national poverty line


National % of Global Poorest 20%

Human Development Index