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The Cotton revolution

The Cotton revolution

Namira Hossain writes about attempts to transform the lives of Bangladeshi women of low income, one sanitary pad at a time Parul is a domestic worker. She had grown up in a small village in the district of Jamalpur and had moved to the city about 14 years ago. Like the majority of low income women who live in the […]

The vaping revolution

The vaping revolution

Namira Hossain reflects how vaping is gradually gaining popularity in Bangladesh Humans have been inhaling smoke for a long time – in the Americas. Archaeological evidence show shamans would smoke tobacco as far back as 5000 BC. Ancient literature from India, such as the Atharvaveda written circa 1500 BC, mentions cannabis. The Mayans smoked as far back as the 10 […]