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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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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 »

Women and war: coping with rape after 1971

March 7, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Women and war: coping with rape after 1971

The most acute form of vulnerability women experience is rape and Bangladesh saw the largest incidence of rape during 1971. In war situations, rape is common and the horror of war is largely defined by such acts. Yet the violent reaction by Bangladeshis to their raped women produced a second generation of violence against...
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