International Women's Day 2023

International Women's Day 2023

Making Digital Services Work for Women in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is charged with a new vision, ‘Smart Bangladesh’, that seeks to empower its citizens through the widespread implementation of digital literacy programs.

Women freelancers, finding path to financial freedom

While freelancing is not typically seen as a viable career path in countries like Bangladesh, the benefits of being able to “be your own boss” are just too good for many to pass up.

Bangladeshi Women in Tech and Digital Education: Challenges and Strides

The world is rapidly becoming digital, and Bangladesh is no exception.

“The future of healthcare lies in finding the right balance between technology and traditional care delivery models”

The Daily Star (TDS): What inspired you to work in the healthcare sector and launch Praava Health in Bangladesh?

Are digital spaces only for men?

“As a woman, navigating online spaces in Bangladesh is quite challenging. Whether it’s crude comments about women or gender minorities, news of violence and people making fun of it and victim blaming or problematic content -

Bridging the Digital Gender Divide

Despite the government’s ambitious Digital Bangladesh agenda, a significant digital gender divide persists in the country, leaving women at a disadvantage in accessing and using ICT tools compared to men.