Maliha Khan | The Daily Star
  • Maliha Khan

    The writer is a graduate of the Asian University for Women with a major in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

  • Quantifying gender in the national budget

    By now it has been established that women have less access to opportunities for social, economic and political advancement. National
  • The high price for a foreign degree

    Samia* returned to Bangladesh two years ago, after a harrowing experience in the UK where she went for higher education.
  • Slow poison

    While Dhaka residents continue their ongoing protest against the poor-quality water that is piped into our homes by WASA, at least it
  • The uphill task to receive an education in the camps

    On a recent visit to the camps, a young Rohingya boy, who proudly wore a bright blue UNICEF backpack, took us to his school.
  • Beyond the pitch

    16-year-old centre back Akhi Khatun's talent caught the attention of scouts when she played in the 2014 edition of the Bangamata Primary School Gold Cup. She was soon enrolled in the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan, or BKSP, and called up for the U-14 team playing at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) women's regional championship in Tajikistan in 2015. The girls won.