Friday, 25 June 2021
Sustainable Development Goals
Coastal women need extra healthcare
It is not only the farmer families of Pirojpur who are suffering from the impact of climate change. It is more or less the same in the coastal areas of Barguna, Satkhira and Chattogram
10 hours ago
Bangladesh in Global Peace Index: Still a long way to go
It is undoubtedly good news that Bangladesh has gone seven steps ahead in the global peace index. However, in the global context, we are still lagging behind by far
19 Jun 2021, 18:31
PM’s intervention sought against objection to women UNOs at guard of honour
Member of parliament and Jashod general secretary Shireen Akhter has sought intervention by the PM into a parliamentary committee recommendation against women UNO's attentding guard of honour for ...
15 Jun 2021, 14:55
Why this discrimination against women by parliamentary committee?
The members of parliament have sworn to abide by the constitution, so how can they take a decision so insulting to a woman?
15 Jun 2021, 13:35
Accelerating Digital Inclusion for Girls and Women
A virtual roundtable on ‘Accelerating Digital Inclusion for Girls and Women,’ was jointly organised on 22 April by Plan International Bangladesh and the Aspire to Information (a2i) Programme, with ...
28 Apr 2021, 08:13
International Girls in ICT Day
‘Women’s participation in ICT must be increased’
Girls must be encouraged at a school level to develop interest in technology in order to develop the country’s ICT sector as a whole. Gender discrimination must be decreased in this profession, ...
22 Apr 2021, 22:28
Interview: Hossain Zillur Rahman
Will the struggle for women’s equality survive COVID-19?
As the COVID-19 situation exceeds one year, how might it influence women’s equality in Bangladesh? What are its economic impacts on women? What needs to be done? Economist Hossain Zillur Rahman ...
13 Apr 2021, 08:13
Youth want an end to discrimination against women
In a recent survey among youth, almost all respondents felt that women were discriminated against in various ways and this discrimination must be removed
25 Mar 2021, 23:04
Dark truths: Colourism in society begins with prejudice at home
Colourism is a prejudice based on skin tone, usually within a racial or ethnic group, with a marked preference for lighter-skinned people and discrimination towards darker-skinned people. Today it is ...
14 Mar 2021, 14:23
Woman denied entry to home for giving birth to baby girl
Rokhsana Khatun, 23, gave birth to a baby girl at a private clinic in Rangpur town four days ago, shattering her in-laws’ dream of having a baby boy
13 Mar 2021, 12:50