empowering girls

Best strategies to empower girls

In Bangladesh, an additional year of school boosts girls' lifetime earnings by an estimated 13.2 percent. When combining the health and education benefits, the small investment in family planning gives 3 takas of benefits for each taka spent.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Understanding the modern woman in 'Tokhon Golper Tore'

Tokhon Golper Tore (Pendulum Publishers, 2022) is Rifat Anjum Pia’s debut collection even though she has been writing for quite a few years now.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Best strategies to empower girls

In Bangladesh, an additional year of school boosts girls' lifetime earnings by an estimated 13.2 percent. When combining the health and education benefits, the small investment in family planning gives 3 takas of benefits for each taka spent.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Another feather in the cap

Wasfia Nazreen, the first Bangladeshi to have climbed the Seven Summits, has brought another international accolade home.