Dibarah Mahboob

The writer is an author and artist.

August 25, 2020
August 25, 2020

The skirts are BACK

From the land of saris and longer kurtas, it’s a no-brainer that skirts would be a natural derivative of east-western fusion wear. I wonder, are skirts the unsung heroes of our wardrobes? Sure, we love the freedom, privacy, and cool factor a pair of jeans brings, but the skirt has some much sartorial versatility to offer.

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

THE POWER of DISCIPLINED LEISURE

“I wasn’t doing well at school through the second year of college,” he described, “Instead of approaching studies as a big goal to work on, I decided to make only very slight adjustments.

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

Where is the law and humanity for children working in domestic settings?

Around a month ago, protests broke out in Uttara after the body of a 12-year-old child named Boishakhi was recovered from a home in Sector 3, hanging from the ceiling fan.

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

Rape news should trigger more resistance

It's no secret that Bangladesh has long been plagued by violence against women and children.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Refugees No to policies that kill

A massive 60 million people are now displaced worldwide- the largest number since World War II, according to the UN.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Why gender sensitivity is still the call for the day

Women who opt to work in garment factories, instead of working as a domestic help or getting married, are often viewed as women of “loose character.” In fact, this is the case for all working women, be it RMG workers, or journalists, photographers or field researchers.