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To speak of blood

To speak of blood

Namira Hossain writes about attempts to break the silence on menstruation and why both men and women need to join in the conversation. During a woman’s average lifetime, she will be menstruating for approximately 3,500 days. It is a natural function of the female body, designed with clockwork precision to ensure its’ ability to harbour and nourish a brand new […]

Meat bhoona, blood pressure and all that!

Meat bhoona, blood pressure and all that!

Towheed Feroze  writes about the traditions linked with Eid Ul Azha in Dhaka I love living in the past; do admit when we were teenagers, say back in the early 80’s, Dhaka culture or, the culture of the whole nation was relatively backward compared to the fast paced living in the West. Come to think of it, when relatives living […]