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Aasha Mehreen Amin is joint editor at The Daily Star.
So far, whatever the ruling party has been doing is going in favour of the BNP.
The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society
The bizarre and clearly communally inspired section in this year’s HSC Bangla question paper is a dangerous occurrence that could easily have been overlooked had it not been doing the rounds on social media.
My phone thinks it knows me better than I know myself – how preposterous! Or is it?
There are a litany of issues that make the lives of ordinary citizens difficult.
The BCL has demonstrated that their “power” lies in their licence to beat up anyone they want, anytime they want – academic decorum be damned.
It is not always that we see a politician making comments that criticise misogyny and bigotry.
How is it that we live in a society where a woman must endure humiliating attacks from another woman and her male cohorts in a public place for the clothes she chooses to wear?
If things are bad, there must be a good reason for it.
Experts and road safety activists scream themselves hoarse calling for the basics.