Jannat Adib Chowdhury | The Daily Star
  • Jannat Adib Chowdhury

    Jannat Adib Chowdhury is a development practitioner and currently works for Swisscontact in Bangladesh. Views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the author's organisation.

  • sexual violence

    Battling the shadow sexual violence pandemic

    The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the fragility and brokenness of Bangladesh’s health system. But what we may fail to realise is that Covid-19 is also making way for aggravating the already perilous situation of sexual violence against women and children in Bangladesh.
  • The unseen link between sexual violence and economic development

    This year's Independence Day has come with a new sense of pride and the hope of a promising future. Our country's move from low-income country (LIC) status to lower-middle-income country (LMIC), as per the World Bank's classification, has created hopes that Bangladesh's economic development will go a long way in the upcoming years.