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Play should be a fundamental right for all children

Play is not a unique human construction: baby animals engage in play, using it to learn a variety of important skills

BOI MELA 2024 / Ekushey Boi Mela: Children's books and what to expect

With only a few days to go, there’s still a chance to take the younger ones to the book fair and check out the wide range of books available

How to dress your kids for school in this cold wave

It’s a cold wave and it will pass, but until then, parents know full well what havoc it can wreak on the lives of young kids. The weak sun and the still, unhealthy air can cause blocked sinuses, congested chests, and runny noses. Come the school season, parents are concerned about the frigid morning temperatures and how to keep children as warm as possible.

#Perspective / How clothing can hurt our children

As parents or guardians of new-borns to 14-year-olds, it is our partial responsibility to ensure their safety and well-being. One aspect that often goes unnoticed is the clothes we choose to buy for them. While outside or local clothing options may seem convenient, they can pose certain dangers which are hardly taken seriously.

ESSAY / On the many flavours of horror in children’s literature

What do we make of the mysterious thread that connects these stories not by genre, but by an imagination so wondrous they leave room for an underlying horror, and the many things that can mean?

Embracing holistic early learning for a smooth educational transition

For every child, early moments matter. When life begins, more than one million neural connections are formed each second – a pace never repeated. The brain grows with environment, experience, and surrounding people. This is why the early years of childhood come with both opportunities and risks. 

Rising tides, sinking chalkboards: How climate change threatens Bangladesh's primary education

Climate change affects children and their education through several channels.

#Social Issues / Protigga Foundation's vision for a better Bangladesh

Protigga Foundation started its official journey in 2018, three years after the idea was first conceived. Their aim was simple — to help distressed people in disadvantaged positions and living in substandard conditions. Their main focus is to work on women’s menstrual health issues, family planning matters, providing women with different fundamental life skills, and imparting gender education. They also work with volunteers from different schools around the city to spread valuable message around.

A way to finance childhood growth

Too poor to affect grain prices in global markets, the chronically hungry are economically invisible.

June 11, 2024
June 11, 2024

Play should be a fundamental right for all children

Play is not a unique human construction: baby animals engage in play, using it to learn a variety of important skills

February 26, 2024
February 26, 2024

Ekushey Boi Mela: Children's books and what to expect

With only a few days to go, there’s still a chance to take the younger ones to the book fair and check out the wide range of books available

January 17, 2024
January 17, 2024

How to dress your kids for school in this cold wave

It’s a cold wave and it will pass, but until then, parents know full well what havoc it can wreak on the lives of young kids. The weak sun and the still, unhealthy air can cause blocked sinuses, congested chests, and runny noses. Come the school season, parents are concerned about the frigid morning temperatures and how to keep children as warm as possible.

January 1, 2024
January 1, 2024

How clothing can hurt our children

As parents or guardians of new-borns to 14-year-olds, it is our partial responsibility to ensure their safety and well-being. One aspect that often goes unnoticed is the clothes we choose to buy for them. While outside or local clothing options may seem convenient, they can pose certain dangers which are hardly taken seriously.

December 5, 2023
December 5, 2023

On the many flavours of horror in children’s literature

What do we make of the mysterious thread that connects these stories not by genre, but by an imagination so wondrous they leave room for an underlying horror, and the many things that can mean?

November 2, 2023
November 2, 2023

Embracing holistic early learning for a smooth educational transition

For every child, early moments matter. When life begins, more than one million neural connections are formed each second – a pace never repeated. The brain grows with environment, experience, and surrounding people. This is why the early years of childhood come with both opportunities and risks. 

September 19, 2023
September 19, 2023

Rising tides, sinking chalkboards: How climate change threatens Bangladesh's primary education

Climate change affects children and their education through several channels.

August 13, 2023
August 13, 2023

Protigga Foundation's vision for a better Bangladesh

Protigga Foundation started its official journey in 2018, three years after the idea was first conceived. Their aim was simple — to help distressed people in disadvantaged positions and living in substandard conditions. Their main focus is to work on women’s menstrual health issues, family planning matters, providing women with different fundamental life skills, and imparting gender education. They also work with volunteers from different schools around the city to spread valuable message around.

July 24, 2023
July 24, 2023

A way to finance childhood growth

Too poor to affect grain prices in global markets, the chronically hungry are economically invisible.

May 20, 2023
May 20, 2023

Things you need to know about sensitive children

In a world that takes pride in toughness and machoism, sensitivity is often mistaken for passiveness or weakness. In reality, however, this is a rare strength that runs the world, and given a nurturing environment, children with highly sensitive minds often enjoy certain advantages.

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