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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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And Yet She Smiles

And yet she smiles. Gang raped numerous times as a child. Forced into pick pocketing. Caned till she was unconscious. Sold to a madame. Hajera Begum’s life has little that would give cause to smile. Yet she smiles. She cries … Continue reading

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Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?

Abu-Lughod, Lila. Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others. American Anthropologist September, 2002 Vol.104(3): 783-790. The main concern of the article is to determine if Muslim women do actually need saving. The focus is … Continue reading

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Picturing Abortion

by Sarah Ackley Hipocrite Reader ISSUE 14 | INNOCENCE | MAR 2012 The stunning fetal images by photographer Lennart Nilsson, first published in the April 3, 1965 issue of Life, have become iconic in the anti-abortion movement. According to Life Site News, Nilsson is credited with taking “photographs … Continue reading

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‘পরপর দু’বার বাংলাদেশ জয়ী হলো, হ্যাট্রিকের আশায় থাকি’

‘পরপর দু’বার বাংলাদেশ জয়ী হলো, হ্যাট্রিকের আশায় থাকি’ ডয়চে ভেলের সেরা অনলাইন অ্যাক্টিভিজম অ্যাওয়ার্ড ‘দ্য বব্স’-এর বাংলা ভাষার বিচারক ড. শহীদুল আলম৷ অন্যান্য ক্ষেত্রের মতো এখানেও তাঁর সাফল্য কম নয়৷ তাই হ্যাট্রিকের অপেক্ষা করতেই পারেন শহীদুল৷

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“Her Words: Storytelling with Saris”

Monica Jahan Bose and the women of Katakhali  “Her Words: Storytelling with Saris” is a collaborative printmaking and story project celebrating the achievement of literacy by women in the remote island community of Katakhali, Bangladesh, which is my ancestral village … Continue reading

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Press statement: BGMEA is responsible for the deaths of Tazreen’s workers

BGMEA is a giant propaganda machinery which protects killers ————————————————————————————————— Organised by Rokeya Bahini 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 In front of BGMEA Bhaban, Panthopoth Link Road, Karwan Bazar Dear journalist brothers and sisters, Many garment workers died on … Continue reading

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