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Recently, an eight-storied garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh, leading to the death of several hundreds of workers. Many more are trapped inside the building even as rescue operations continue to remove those who are trapped under the rubble.
Womentalk blogger Aziza Ahmed related her own shocking experience.
Date30.04.2013 | 15:24
Muhammad Yunus has helped millions of women in Bangladesh by helping them get back on their feet financially. For his work on women’s self-help groups and micro-credit financing, Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. Yunus also founded the Grameen Bank, an institution that provides credit to the poor. In an interview with DW, Yunus says that social business organizations need to take on a more important role in international development aid work.
Date30.04.2013 | 7:29
The recent political turmoil in Bangladesh has taken various turns and twists in the last two months. I have spoken about the spirit of Shahbag, war criminals, atheism and so many other issues. I always think, talk and write as a human being. The joys I experience, the disappointments I face, successes that I achieve all are above any gender issues. I hardly consider myself to be different as a female. I am glad simply to have been born. It doesn’t give me extra pride nor doesn’t make me insecure about being a woman.
Date18.04.2013 | 7:20
Delwar Hossain Sayedi was sighted on the moon. People came out in groups to experience this wonder. When I heard this, I felt sad. A deep grief, anger and inability to do anything about it gripped me. Seriously, do people really believe that a human can be sighted on the moon? After this the Jamaat i Islam vandalized minority houses and temples with the help of some people who would do anything for Islam. These are uneducated and politically unaware people who do not know the true essence of Islam or any religion for that matter.
Date29.03.2013 | 10:34
Women in Bangladesh are a force to be reckoned with. It all began 42 years ago when Jahanara Imam’s elder son, Shafi Imam Rumi, joined the Mukti Bahini (pro- Bangladeshi independence group) and fought against Pakistan’s army. During the entire nine months of the war of liberation. Jahanara wrote what she felt and saw in her diary. This went on to become one of the most important publications about the war. It was called ‘Ekatturer Dinguli’ or ‘Of blood and fire.’
Date08.03.2013 | 7:59
TagsAbdul Qader Molla, bangladesh, BOAN, Delwar Hossain Sayedi, Dhaka, Jahanari Imam, mirpur, Paula Aziz
It was an experience of a lifetime to be able to experience the sensational verdict session of Delwar Hossain Sayedi, an infamous war criminal in Bangladesh. I entered the court building at 9:40 am last Friday with my friend Udisa. We waited outside the court building for security clearance and finally entered the main room by 10:30 a.m. Then we waited for the judge to arrive.
Date04.03.2013 | 9:48
TagsAbdul Qader Molla, bangladesh, BOAN, Delwar Hossain Sayedi, Dhaka, Manasi Gopalakrishnan, mirpur, Paula Aziz
Since the past few weeks, the youth in Bangladesh have been protesting against war criminals and demanding justice for the victims of 1971. Bangladeshi blogger Paula Aziz says, the movement is an awakening of the masses.
Date27.02.2013 | 13:02