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It’s a SHE thing

It’s a SHE thing

Namira Hossain writes how young women are fighting back against the toxic messages in our society Every year since 2010, V-Day Dhaka has put up performances of the acclaimed ‘The Vagina Monologues’ which are a collection of stories depicting the reality of being a woman living in a man’s world. The performances range from the outright hilarious to heartbreakingly poignant. […]

Nurturing a monster

Nurturing a monster

Ahmed Shatil Alam discusses the various incidents where members of the Bangladesh Chhatra League have been involved in since the beginning of the Bangla new year Like every other year, Pahela Baishakh on April 14 was supposed to bring together the entire country in its’ largest celebration as a community with hopes for a brighter future. But reality is bleaker […]

Barbed wires of death

Barbed wires of death

Mahfuzul Haque writes about the most recent cases of border violence across the India-Bangladesh border Like every other day, on February 2 of this year, Nazrul Islam, a farmer of Chapra village of Birampur upazila in Dinajpur, was working at his paddy field with others near the barbed-wire fence between Bangladesh and India. At around 10:00am, his wife Palashi Begum […]