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    Nilima Jahan

    Reporter and Feature Writer at The Star Weekend, The Daily Star. Loves nature, arts, music and eating spicy foods. Follow her on

  • Is 'politics' a dirty word?

    With no democratic student governments in private universities, what recourse do students really have?
  • How safe are our schools?

    A recent inspection report by Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence (BFSCD) classified more than 89 percent of 933 education institutions 'Risky' and nine percent 'Very Risky'.
  • Are the students collateral damage?

    We are accustomed to students protesting to postpone their exam dates. This time, however, students of seven government colleges took to the streets demanding the announcement of exam dates and timely publishing of their results.
  • The never ending cycle

    From January 2012 to June 2017, a total of 388 incidents of violence against domestic workers have taken place, and, of them, only 161 cases have been filed.
  • A demographic time bomb?

    According to the latest figures released by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), around two million youths of working age are unemployed. Young university graduates are struggling the most to secure employment.
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