It is one of the less salubrious facts of life that at times of profound concern and insecurity, charlatans, cranks and confidence tricksters come out of the woodwork.
I just want to draw everyone’s attention to the time factor. Time is of the essence here, and every moment wasted is an opportunity squandered.
Universal basic income (UBI) is a concept that has come a long way from its primitive form back in the 16th century, when a Spanish Renaissance scholar named Johannes Ludovicus Vives suggested that...
Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s visit to Bangladesh was a breath of fresh air. We should all be grateful to him for the explanations and elucidations he kindly provided to address...
For a girl or a woman living in Dhaka city, the possibility of being sexually harassed is a reality she has lived with from a very early age.
Investors had begun 2020 in an optimistic frame of mind. After all, last year was one of the best for global stocks since the financial crisis.
This year, we are celebrating 25 years of the United Nations’ Beijing Declaration on women’s rights and empowerment. Adopted with a determination to advance the goals of equality, development and...
For the women’s movement in Bangladesh, looking ahead can sometimes be a depressing task—the challenges and obstacles that we face are numerous, to say the least.
The deaths of seven suspected Rohingya robbers in a single incident of so-called crossfire are not normal, even in an environment where such extrajudicial killings have become the new normal.
The global gender community will meet in New York in the second week of March to review progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the 25 years since the Beijing Declaration.