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HISTORY AS ETHICAL REMEMBRANCE

Dhaka University, Shaheed Minar and CP Gang’s ‘bessha’ banner by Rahnuma Ahmed Prologue THIS story begins with the sudden and unexpected death of professor Piash Karim on October 13, 2014, of cardiac arrest. Piash, who had returned to Dhaka in … Continue reading

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Majority World exhibition in Rome: Justice in Focus

IDLO Photo Exhibition in Rome Farnesina Porte Aperte 2015 22 – 29 May 2015 IDLO’s photo exhibition “In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda” will form part of this year’s initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International … Continue reading

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What Happened When My Son Wore A Pink Headband To Walmart

Katie Vyktoriah Huffington Post Stay-at-home mom and blogger, amotherthing.com This is Dexter. He is 2 years old. He loves to be Batman and Superman and Spiderman. He’s a real boys’ boy. He pretends he is flying, and he captures the baddies … Continue reading

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Thou spoke with a man’s tongue, mananiya Prime Minister!

Subscribe to ShahidulNews By Rahnuma Ahmed Honouring Begum Rokeya, the prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Begum Rokeya Padak 2010 programme, Osmani Memorial Auditorium, Dhaka, December 9 2010. Photo: Yasin Kabir joy/focusbangla. crop: Mir Ashfaquzzaman Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, currently the … Continue reading

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Begum Rokeya is probably turning in her grave..

Subscribe to ShahidulNews By Rahnuma Ahmed Today, 9th December 2010, is Begum Rokeya Day We have come a long way since Begum Rokeya chaired the Bengal Women’s Education Conference in 1926, in Kolkata (Calcutta). She began by speaking in her … Continue reading

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`Dismantling the master’s house’

HC judgments on sexual harassment rahnuma ahmed The High Court’s verdict was a `revolution’ said Salma Ali, president of Bangladesh Jatiya Mahila Ainjibi Samity (BNWLA) In response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by the BNWLA, the High Court … Continue reading

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Of Roses and Sexual Harassment

Subscribe to ShahidulNews ] by rahnuma ahmed `You should not have written about such sensitive issues in such indecorous language,’ faculty members at Jahangirnagar University (JU) told me and my ex-colleague, Manosh Chowdhury. It was 1997, four years before I … Continue reading

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