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  • Baghinee: Showcasing stories of women in sports, a website dedicated to Bangladeshi sportswomen, was launched at Janata Tower Auditorium in Kawran Bazar, recently. Tina F Jabeen, Investment Adviser, Startup Bangladesh, ICT Ministry, Government of Bangladesh, and South Asian (SA) Games gold medalist Humayra Akhter Antora were present at the occasion as the chief guests, along with the website’s founders Mostafa Mohammad Quamrul Hassan and Amrita Hassan. Renowned journalist Abir Hassan and his wife Nasreen Hassan were also in attendance at the event.
  • AMAL Foundation’s ‘Break the Silence’ campaign

    Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, AMAL Foundation’s 16-day activism campaign, 'Break the Silence’ on social media, aims to prevent violence against women. The campaign started on November 25. Women, especially from the working class, were asked to share their stories of struggle, and the organisation will try supporting them with possible aids.
  • Eco-Network: Pledging to build a greener world

    Eco-Network, a youth-led organisation founded by a group of seven environmental science students from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), aims to create an eco-friendly world. Established in 2018 by Shamim Ahmed Mridha,
  • Window to a Forest: Restoring colours to the city

    With a vision to reinstate the lost colours of the city, three individuals, Dibarah Mahboob, Juneyna Frances Kabir and Shehzad Chowdhury, came together a few months ago to paint murals on Dhaka streets.
  • Pathshala introduces their first bachelor’s degree

    Pathshala, a South Asian media institute, started their journey in 1998, aiming to provide a platform to young enthusiasts who are interested to pursue a career in media.