Rights

Rights

Why is everything Dhaka-centric

Let the development be balanced

Dhaka city does not have the infrastructure and communication system required for this swelling population

Let the development be balanced

Taliban leader decrees Afghan women's rights must be 'enforced'

The Taliban issued a decree Friday in the name of their supreme leader instructing Afghan ministries "to take serious action" on women's rights, but failed to mention girls' access to schools

Taliban leader decrees Afghan women's rights must be 'enforced'

Harassment of women and girls

Failure of individuals and the policymakers

An individual cannot be a perfect citizen from birth with the knowledge of moral and ethical values of the society in which s/he is born

Failure of individuals and the policymakers

ILO offers to work with FBCCI in further improving industrial safety

The issue was discussed when ILO Bangladesh country director Tuomo Poutiainen called on FBCCI president Md Jashim Uddin at his office

ILO offers to work with FBCCI in further improving industrial safety

World Children's Day

We must invest more in children

Unfortunately, the current levels of investment for children’s education, health or technology in Bangladesh is very low compared to neighbouring countries in South Asia

We must invest more in children

‘If we don't invest in childhood, we lose all opportunities to ensure economic growth’

Yett spoke to 13-year-old child journalist Gargee Tanushree Paul on the occasion of World Children’s Day about issues affecting children today, and what the government, UNICEF and partner ...

‘If we don't invest in childhood, we lose all opportunities to ensure economic growth’

World Children's Day at a glance

On 20 November 1989, world leaders adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This is the most extensive global commitment in the world's history

World Children's Day at a glance

World Children's Day

Our hopes on World Children's Day

Today is 20 November, World Children Day. Children from different parts of the country shared their expectations with us to mark this special day.

We must respect the rights of children for a better future and better planet

I’m in favour of crossfire: State minister for industries

I’m in favour of crossfire because hundreds of thousands of people pass sleepless nights because of criminals, says state minister for industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder

I’m in favour of crossfire: State minister for industries

Climate change

COP26 strikes hard-fought deal but UN says ‘not enough’

The deal called on all countries to accelerate their emissions cuts by submitting new national plans by 2022, three years earlier than agreed in Paris

Britain's President for COP26 Alok Sharma speaks at a press conference at the close of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on 13 November 2021
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