Nilima Jahan | The Daily Star
  • Nilima Jahan

    Reporter/Feature Writer at Star Weekend, The Daily Star; Loves nature, arts, music and eating a lot of spicy foods. She can be contacted at

  • Social stigma puts women entrepreneurs off

    Female agro-producers in rural areas play a vital role in the agricultural sector. However, the majority struggle to market their products at local and regional markets and are deprived of fair prices in the process.
  • HELPFUL yet not much known

    Have you ever heard of helpline 109? Or, are you familiar with mobile app “Joy”? Similar to the national emergency helpline 999, these two services are dedicated to receiving complaints of harassment, sexual hostility, violence and potential threats against women. But they stay unknown to many.
  • Harsh backlash of protesting harassment

    The first time she stood up to her stalker, unable to take months of harassment, she was beaten up in public, where hundreds of bystanders stood by and watched.
  • Media: Between a rock and a hard place

    2019 has not been a comfortable year for the media globally. While nobody has yet tallied up the numbers internationally, 7,200 jobs were lost just in the U.S., according to the business and finance news organisation Business Insider’s own calculation.
  • Journalist, writer and blogger killings: Impunity under the radar

    Impunity under the radar