Posts Tagged ‘ women ’

The personal is political

June 28, 2015
Nadia Choudhury
The personal is political

I am a 21st century slave. I am given a slave name by my owner. Science is used to say I am less evolved. Theology is used to keep me from owning property. Biology is used to see me as a vessel where the rights of my body are not my own. I could...
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Posted in Abuse, Women's Rights | 16 Comments »

A first lady getting the second-class treatment

January 30, 2015
Reuters
A first lady getting the second-class treatment

President Barack Obama’s recent trip to India raised questions
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Posted in International, Politics, Women's Rights | 3 Comments »

Sexuality in Bangladesh: A pessimistic look

August 27, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury
Sexuality in Bangladesh: A pessimistic look

Growing up in Dhaka, my eyes would scour the roadside as I rode Dhanmondi to Mohammadpur.
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Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

Religious dress code and Islam

July 31, 2014
A. Rahman
Religious dress code and Islam

There had recently been a strong surge of presumed religiosity or, more accurately, mimicking of religiosity and religious dress code among the Muslim women (as well as in men) in the West
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Posted in Religion | 84 Comments »

For a better world

March 8, 2014
Hammad Ali
For a better world

The first time I noticed the observance of the International Women’s Day was in 1999. The streets of Dhanmondi, where I used to live back then, were decorated with many posters about the day, with the tagline “Imagine a world without women.
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Participatory art, poorly conceptualised

September 20, 2013
Elisa T. Bertuzzo
Participatory art, poorly conceptualised

Whoever was walking along Gulshan-Mohakhali Road on last Friday afternoon was compelled to step down the footpath or change roadside
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Posted in Poverty, RMG | 6 Comments »

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