As three Nobel peace laureates—Tawakkol Karman of Yemen, Shirin Ebadi of Iran, and Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland – conclude their visit to Bangladesh on the six-month anniversary of the current Rohingya crisis, the three women are calling for an … Continue reading
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Photographs and text by Subrata Biswas India was stunned when a 23 year old female physiotherapy intern was beaten and brutally gang raped by six men on a moving bus in New Delhi on 16 December, 2012 and thrown out … Continue reading
Lauren Luke covers up cuts and bruises in BBH’s well-placed domestic-violence PSA By Tim Nudd Lauren Luke is an expert at covering things up?which is why she’s the perfect spokeswoman for a campaign urging the opposite when it comes to domestic violence.
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
Photographs Shahidul Alam Text Rahnuma Ahmed It was reported in the papers as suicide. On 10 January 1993 Nurjahan, a woman in her twenties from a struggling peasant household from the Maulvi Bazar district of north-east Bangladesh, was found dead … Continue reading