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#Events / Suicide Prevention Helpline “Kaan Pete Roi”: 10 years and counting

Kaan Pete Roi is open every day from 3PM to 3AM. The calls are not recorded and confidentiality is strictly maintained. This is a safe space without judgement and the volunteers are here because they care and want to make a change.

ESSAY / Between falling and failing

Although there is much merit to the representation of women’s pain, the evolution of the heavily aestheticised “sad girl” trope in popular culture has started to make a mawkish caricature of real women’s suffering

Review / ‘Death’s Game’: Exploration of redemption in depths of despair

The Korean drama "Death’s Game" arrived at a time when many adults are grappling with depression and contemplating taking their own lives. We are so consumed by our own miseries that we often overlook the suffering we impose on our loved ones when we succumb to death.

'Parasite' actor Lee found dead amid drug allegations

Lee had been under investigation over illegal drug use allegations amid an ongoing government crackdown on illegal drugs.

Depression: My story in our stigmatized society

The concept of depression was foreign to me, and my limited knowledge of it came from the hushed conversations of elders

Nitin Desai, top Bollywood art director, found dead

Nitin Desai’s notable works include “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” (1999), “Lagaan” (2001), “Devdas” (2002), “Swades” (2004), “Jodhaa Akbar” (2008) and “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015).

Rape and death of child domestic worker must be probed

Money and influence cannot be allowed to win over justice

‘DB gave no solid evidence that Fardin died by suicide’

The group of Buet students, who went to the DB office today to get details about the death of their peer Fardin Noor Parash, said detectives could not produce any solid evidence in favour of their claim that he died by suicide.

Nurture students, don’t torture them

We are shocked and saddened by the death of an eighth grader in Narsingdi, who died by suicide after her teacher harassed her for wearing trousers with her school uniform.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Suicide Prevention Helpline “Kaan Pete Roi”: 10 years and counting

Kaan Pete Roi is open every day from 3PM to 3AM. The calls are not recorded and confidentiality is strictly maintained. This is a safe space without judgement and the volunteers are here because they care and want to make a change.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

Between falling and failing

Although there is much merit to the representation of women’s pain, the evolution of the heavily aestheticised “sad girl” trope in popular culture has started to make a mawkish caricature of real women’s suffering

January 7, 2024
January 7, 2024

‘Death’s Game’: Exploration of redemption in depths of despair

The Korean drama "Death’s Game" arrived at a time when many adults are grappling with depression and contemplating taking their own lives. We are so consumed by our own miseries that we often overlook the suffering we impose on our loved ones when we succumb to death.

December 27, 2023
December 27, 2023

'Parasite' actor Lee found dead amid drug allegations

Lee had been under investigation over illegal drug use allegations amid an ongoing government crackdown on illegal drugs.

October 12, 2023
October 12, 2023

Depression: My story in our stigmatized society

The concept of depression was foreign to me, and my limited knowledge of it came from the hushed conversations of elders

August 2, 2023
August 2, 2023

Nitin Desai, top Bollywood art director, found dead

Nitin Desai’s notable works include “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” (1999), “Lagaan” (2001), “Devdas” (2002), “Swades” (2004), “Jodhaa Akbar” (2008) and “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” (2015).

March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023

Rape and death of child domestic worker must be probed

Money and influence cannot be allowed to win over justice

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

‘DB gave no solid evidence that Fardin died by suicide’

The group of Buet students, who went to the DB office today to get details about the death of their peer Fardin Noor Parash, said detectives could not produce any solid evidence in favour of their claim that he died by suicide.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Nurture students, don’t torture them

We are shocked and saddened by the death of an eighth grader in Narsingdi, who died by suicide after her teacher harassed her for wearing trousers with her school uniform.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

A woman is dead. Why are we gossiping about her personal life?

Media has a responsibility to stop sensationalising stories about women and focus on the wider inequalities that affect them.

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