Category Archives: Poverty

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT – A K AZAD – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the worthy daughter of the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has inaugurated a brilliant chapter … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH: SETTING A GLOBAL STANDARD IN ENDING POVERT

BANGLADESH: SETTING A GLOBAL STANDARD IN ENDING POVERTY There is a lot for Bangladesh to celebrate in the latest World Bank research on global poverty and inequality. The new report, entitled “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality”, uses … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS

THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS Fortune has released its annual list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. This year, the list is record-breaking and stands out for a very special reason- nearly 50% of the spots (23 in total!) were awarded to … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S CLIMATE DIPLOMACY

BANGLADESH’S CLIMATE DIPLOMACY Saleemul Huq As countries are preparing for the next set of negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in France in December this year, there are many other meetings between countries taking place … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND SHEIKH HASINA ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE

BANGLADESH ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE  

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FACING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS CHALLENGE: THE BANGLADESH STORY

FACING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS CHALLENGE: THE BANGLADESH STORY  MDG 1: ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY AND HUNGER -Poverty rate has been reduced from 56.7% in 1991-92 to 31.5% in 2010 -Current government further brought it down to 22.4% in 2015 -Government … Continue reading

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DHAKA READY TO FACE NEW CHALLENGES

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS DHAKA READY TO FACE NEW CHALLENGES Reaz Ahmad Projecting its success in achieving key Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Bangladesh will announce its full commitment to meet the new targets to be set by the United Nations in … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH SCORES HIGHEST IN EDUCATION, POVERTY CUT

WEF INCLUSIVE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT-2015 BANGLADESH SCORES HIGHEST IN EDUCATION, POVERTY CUT Bangladesh scored highest positions in an international study report on inclusive and development among the 18 low income countries for impressive achievements in education and poverty reduction. World … Continue reading

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BREAKING FREE FROM POVERTY

BREAKING FREE FROM POVERTY  Shweta Suresh All in all, Tarango provides an unprecedented amount of support for these women — giving them a viable economic opportunity, as well as nurturing them through tough times There is still a long way … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH A ROLE MODEL FOR MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

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HOW POORER BANGLADESH OUTPACES INDIA ON ‘HUMAN-DEVELOPMENT’ INDICATORS

HOW POORER BANGLADESH OUTPACES INDIA ON ‘HUMAN-DEVELOPMENT’ INDICATORS JOANNA SUGDEN India is richer, in terms of per-capita economic output, than its smaller neighbor, Bangladesh, and a greater proportion of Indians are connected to the Internet and have cellphones. But if … Continue reading

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WEST PUSHING BANGLADESH TO WAHHABISM

WEST PUSHING BANGLADESH TO WAHHABISM Afshin Rattansi Dreadful conditions for workers in factories producing goods for the West, and plans for the US Seventh Fleet’s relocation make fertile ground for anti-Americanism in Bangladesh, which may see the country falling into … Continue reading

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UNPACKING THE ISLAMIST AGENDA

UNPACKING THE ISLAMIST AGENDA ALI RIAZ expounds on the rise of Islamist alliances in the present political context of Bangladesh. Since the Shahbagh movement began in early February, demanding the maximum punishments for the war criminals and the banning of … Continue reading

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INDIA RANKS BEHIND BANGLADESH ON GLOBAL MOTHERHOOD INDEX

INDIA RANKS BEHIND BANGLADESH ON GLOBAL MOTHERHOOD INDEX A new study complied data from multiple United Nations (UN) agencies to understand which countries are well suited for mothers’ and kids, and where they face greater hardships. Last year, India was … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH INTRODUCES CASH INCENTIVE FOR POOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN

BANGLADESH INTRODUCES CASH INCENTIVE FOR POOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com Bangladesh has introduced cash incentives for poor pregnant women and under-5 children in some selected districts to lure them into facilities for health and growth check-ups. The … Continue reading

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IMPERIALISM – A DEMOCRATIC AFFAIR

IMPERIALISM – A DEMOCRATIC AFFAIR EHSAN ABDULLAH It has been sixty one years since the end of the Great second world war, after atomic bombs decimated Hiroshima and Nagasaki, sixty million lost there life in that wretched war, and nations … Continue reading

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