FEATURE

‘One less mouth to feed’: Climate disasters linked to child marriage in Bangladesh

Commissioned by: Dialogue Earth/The Third Pole Longer version: Bangladesh First Republished by: Scroll, Eco-Business, Climate Diplomacy, South Asian Journal Rukhsar Begum* is a 21-year-old woman from Rowmari, an area of Kurigram district...

What does it take to parent a child with disabilities?

Originally published: The Business Standard Sanjida Nahar Tumpa and Elius Sarker had just welcomed their baby boy, Sahel, into the world after seven years of...

Ramadan away from home: How it goes for Bangladeshi students abroad

Originally Published: The Business Standard Four thousand miles from home in Poland's Poznan — DM Mahmudul Hasan, a 22-year-old engineering student from Bangladesh, is spending Ramadan...

Woes of university admission seekers amid political strife

Previously Published: The Business Standard Shakia Rahman, an admission aspirant from HSC 2023 intake, is now in a dilemma scheduling her study plan for the...

‘My stomach doesn’t understand blockade’: Transport workers who defy fear, death

Previously Published: The Business Standard "Close the windows; please, everyone keep the windows closed," Mohammad Raju, a helper of a bus, was repeatedly urging his...

Political instability snatching what little left for daily wage earners

Previously Published: The Business Standard "If this situation continues, people will have to survive by eating Kochu Pata ," says Ismail Mia, a rickshaw-puller in...

How food delivery men survive Dhaka’s storms

Previously Published: The Business Standard Hasan had been stranded for hours, his jumbo-sized backpack now resting against his arm. The rain continued to batter the surroundings...

Rise in work-from-home job scams in Bangladesh

Previously Published: The Business Standard With inflation on the rise and a growing unemployment crisis, Bangladesh is witnessing a spike in fraudulent activities in its...