Hameeda Hossain | The Daily Star
  • Hameeda Hossain

  • Women’s movement: The challenge of change

    Bangladesh has begun to rate high in official statistics on indicators of women’s advancement. In the last 50 years, women have emerged from their invisibility to feature in Bangladesh’s development discourse.
  • 'We will mourn the dead and struggle for the survivors'

    This Garment Sramik Sanghati slogan is a response to Rana Plaza—a death trap for 1,135 workers, and many more injured and disabled. A tragedy caused by a corporate violation of rules, neglect of responsibility in a global chain that starts in the villages of Bangladesh and reaches the world's capitals.
  • What After Rana Plaza?

    Four years ago, over a thousand workers lost their lives and 2500 were injured in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building.
  • How far have we truly come?

    Marches, rallies and celebratory speeches will mark March 8 in Bangladesh and around the world. There is indeed much to celebrate