Mayabee Arannya | The Daily Star
  • Mayabee Arannya

  • 50 years later, the fight goes on

    When speaking about our Liberation War of 1971, we often commend our freedom fighters for their sacrifices and bravery and condemn the then Pakistan army for inflicting inhumane torture on our innocent people, especially our women.
  • A warrior in the fight against the pandemic

    “Having two young children and an elderly mother-in-law at home, it was dangerously risky for me to go out during the pandemic.
  • A mother to the entire community

    “I was six months pregnant when the pandemic first hit Bangladesh, but I knew I had to go out and help my community,” shares Sajia Akter, a 29-year-old mother of two.
  • A beacon of resilience

    “I had always dreamt of working to help marginalised communities, and I made sure my dream came true,” shares 23-year-old Beauti Rani Sikder, a woman who not only takes care of her family on her own but has also dedicated her life to taking care of her community.
  • Chobi Mela (0): Redefining photo festivals for the post-COVID era

    The Drik-Path building peeks into the sky in the middle of the busy commercial area of Panthapath, Dhaka. This is where Chobi Mela Shunno (0) is taking place this year.