Nazneen Ahmed

July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

Questioning the role of parents

As with global warming, Bangladesh has not contributed to the rise of global terrorism anymore than it has contributed to formulating or debating over the definition of “terrorism” itself. Nonetheless, the country is saddled with the spill-over consequences of this crisis, one being the rise of “posh” militants as apparent from the backgrounds of the Gulshan attackers who broke our traditional belief that the root of terrorism lies in poverty, poor education, and madrasas.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

The Mother, A Tribute to a Homemaker

The bedtime of weekends turns out to be the most intimate moment of exchange between us, mother and daughter. That is the time when my mother opens her heart to me and reveals her darkest fears, her deepest pains and disappointments from the past.

March 4, 2018
March 4, 2018

Why the ultimate solution lies within Myanmar

Although steps are being taken to initiate the return of Rohingya refugees, the likelihood of this happening remains low.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

The foreign aid conundrum

In the wake of the Paris Conference of Parties (COP) 21, as countries are designing their post-climate action plans, needless to say, aid for developing countries for climate change adaptation and mitigation needs remains on the negotiating table.

March 12, 2016
March 12, 2016

Do political parties support women's political empowerment?

At first glance, one definitely has to appreciate the current key political positions held by women in Bangladesh: head of the