Returning from school, Russel noticed a strange girl sweeping the yard. He learned from his mother the girl was his maternal cousin’s newlywed wife. His cousin would fly back to the middle east in a few days after a three-month vacation; Therefore, they paid a visit. Russel had attended their marriage ceremony held a month […]
Breast cancer is an important health issue. There is no sentence which can
describe the dangerous aspect of it.
Equal rights for women are guaranteed by our constitution, no matter what some may say
Humanity has progressed to a stage where equality is a barometer of civilization.
Considering the barriers they have had to overcome, the response to this new worldview by Bangladeshi women has been grand. Our women, like the rest of the world, are […]
By: Mahiat Lamia
She cried all night thinking where did she go wrong. Why everybody hates her. Why everybody makes fun of her. It isn’t her fault that she is like this. Yes, she stammers. Yes, she faces problems while talking. Yes, she can’t express herself. But why can’t anyone see her difficulties? She’s not doing […]
This year’s Hedenius Prize is awarded to Shamima Aktar for her work for women’s rights and integration, as well as as representative of secular bloggers and activists forced to fly to Sweden from Bangladesh.
Shamima Aktar (Shamima Mitu) is awarded the 2017 Hedenius Prize for her work for women’s rights in Bangladesh and Sweden. She is […]
11 year old child domestic worker Sabina Akhter was found in the street of Dhaka with multiple injuries caused by torture. The images of her battered and bruised face horrified the entire nation.
A month has been passed since the incident, perpetrator Ayesha Latif has not yet been arrested. Neither we have seen any visible attempt […]
Mansur was aimlessly wandering along the earthen road beside the village he lived in and the sun was a few steps away from middle of the sky. He made the day off by his […]