Archive for March 10th, 2017

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

In recognition of International Women’s Day 2017, Namira Hossain talks to some women who have chosen professions that challenge traditional gender roles In a perfect world, there would be no such thing as a glass ceiling and no such things as gender roles. A person’s ability to do a job should not be a reflection on which gender they belong […]

Thought provoking Non-fictions 

Thought provoking Non-fictions 

By Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid   Goriber Rabindranth Ahmed Sofa’s research and subsequent write ups on Rabindranath Tagore had continued for more than 31 years. During this time, Sofa analysed, revised and in some cases was skeptical about some of the points in the writings of Tagore. All of Sofa’s writings are yet to be published and the publishing house Modhupok […]

Breaking the shackles

Breaking the shackles

Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid writes about an ambitious platform in Dhaka that aims to break the taboo of mental healthcare in Bangladesh Usually, if a person is ill, he/she is asked to visit a doctor. On the other hand, if a person feels depressed, the person is asked to go home and take some rest. But, the mental state needs […]

Buildings crumble, memories remain!

Buildings crumble, memories remain!

Towheed Feroze They say journalists are emotional people. Well, whether one is in the media or not, all human beings have special fondness for inanimate objects built over years of use. Take for example that old T-shirt with the name of your favourite football team which you bought long time ago when mustering up the cost was an uphill task. […]