Nazifa Raidah

Sub-editor, City Desk and student of Media and Communication, Global Studies and Governance at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). Reach her at nazifa@thedailystar.net

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

When a little help goes a long way

When the pandemic hit, many displaced and impoverished families moved back to their native homes to survive the difficult time. Sujon had just got promoted to the fifth grade a bit before the pandemic started and his reality was no different.

March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022

After conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, Bangladeshi couple eyes seven summits

Julia and Shemon have been living as expats in Mombasa, Kenya since 2012. They run a car importing business together.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

An open letter to those who are tired of Dhaka

What are we even here for anyway?

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

Is education (still) a privilege?

If not, why aren't underprivileged children at schools?

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Nimtali Deuri: Restoring the remnants of a time bygone

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Gulistan, stands the Nimtali palace, bearing the testaments of a lost history.

September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019

UNFPA and BDC organise Bangladesh Youth Dialogue 2019

From November 12-14, 2019, the Government of Kenya, the Government of Denmark, and UNFPA are convening the Nairobi Summit, a high-level conference to advance the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action.

August 1, 2019
August 1, 2019

THE RESPONSIBILITIES WE HOLD AS FRIENDS

There’s a lot of stuff you can say about friends on what they mean to you, but mostly, friends are your go-to support systems for

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Understanding Male Body Image Issues

Starting from deodorant companies to clothing brands, corporations have been able to use the power of media and has tapped into

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

Fire safety in schools

The recent rise of reports on fire accidents happening in Dhaka all centre around the same issues—lack of infrastructure, limited awareness on fire safety and prevention, inadequate fire extinguishing methods, and the constant reluctance in maintaining building safety codes.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

To Seenzone or Un-seenzone

The way we interact with each other has changed and taken many faces in the passing of time. Cavemen wrote on walls and used different sounds that would seem unfathomable to us but somehow made sense to them.