women empowerment

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Deshi Ballers host self defense class with coach Minhaz Remo

The event was organized in collaboration with the Global Sports Mentoring Program.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Women living near factories get more jobs: study

The women, who live near export factories, get more jobs in the manufacturing sector compared to other women, a study finds.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

More chores for women further tilts the gender gap

"My husband says not to look for work too far from home since I have to do the household work as well and asks me to wait." Mita (not her real name) went on to express her frustration by saying, "If this pandemic hadn't arisen, I would have surplus money to spend on my kids, I would've had a job."

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

To help women entrepreneurs, men should first change themselves

When I set out to research masculinity and entrepreneurship in Dhaka, I expected to hear the occasional sexist remark. Instead, I was

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

‘Financial products are empowering rural women’

Financial products for women and the digital revolution are playing a big role in empowering the rural women entrepreneurs, speakers said at a programme.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Breaking Social Barriers: UN honours three Bangladeshi women

The UN has honoured three Bangladeshi women who defied tradition, challenged gender stereotypes and social barriers put in front of them because they are women.

March 9, 2019
March 9, 2019

‘Women's right to make decisions is paramount'

Cooperation between Bangladesh and the Netherlands in different sectors goes back over half a century. This year, the

March 2, 2019
March 2, 2019

Stop shaming stay-at-home women

The importance of women having financial independence cannot be overstated. It is the number one reason women stay in an abusive

September 29, 2018
September 29, 2018

PM emphasises three actions at UN discussion

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised the need for three actions, including working for overcoming gender stereotypes regarding women's ability, to advance women empowerment.

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

'Deeply honoured'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called for mobilising a new global alliance to promote women's rights and empowerment.