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Prioritising our female migrant workers

The dehumanising plight of women migrant workers like Maksuda and Bithi is caused by this very lack of clear mechanisms of recruitment and a failure to delineate our conditions to ensure our workers' safety as the country-of-origin before we send our workers abroad.

Dhaka's vanishing public spaces

With uncontrolled urbanisation (which essentially refers to a “population shift from rural to urban areas enabling cities and towns to grow”) innumerable issues related to the very liveability of Dhaka city have occupied the imagination of activists,

The twin tragedies of Syria and Myanmar

While Alan and Mohammed hail from different countries, the circumstances which led to their premature deaths are very similar, and sadly, all too frequent. Both the Syrian war and the Rohingya tragedy see no end in sight.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

Prioritising our female migrant workers

The dehumanising plight of women migrant workers like Maksuda and Bithi is caused by this very lack of clear mechanisms of recruitment and a failure to delineate our conditions to ensure our workers' safety as the country-of-origin before we send our workers abroad.

January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017

Dhaka's vanishing public spaces

With uncontrolled urbanisation (which essentially refers to a “population shift from rural to urban areas enabling cities and towns to grow”) innumerable issues related to the very liveability of Dhaka city have occupied the imagination of activists,

January 7, 2017
January 7, 2017

The twin tragedies of Syria and Myanmar

While Alan and Mohammed hail from different countries, the circumstances which led to their premature deaths are very similar, and sadly, all too frequent. Both the Syrian war and the Rohingya tragedy see no end in sight.