Category Archives: GENDER EQUALITY

BORN IN CRISIS AND STILL SURVIVING

BORN IN CRISIS AND STILL SURVIVING The significance of Bangladesh government’s attitude towards the Rohingya problem is that it has been pragmatic – ABDUL GAFFAR CHOWDHURY – This year on 28th September Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be 70. I … Continue reading

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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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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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VISIONARY LEADER SHEIKH HASINA UPLIFTS BANGLADESH TO A NEW HEIGHT

VISIONARY LEADER SHEIKH HASINA UPLIFTS BANGLADESH TO A NEW HEIGHT SYED SHUKUR ALI With sincere and relentless efforts of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh is now enjoying a positive acceptance throughout the world, earning prestigious global awards as marks of … Continue reading

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KISSINGER COMPARED BANGABANDHU TO ALLENDE

KISSINGER COMPARED BANGABANDHU TO ALLENDE “The Trial of Henry Kissinger” noted journalist Christopher Hitchins, former editor of Harper’s magazine, wrote “Kissinger had received some very bad and even mocking press for his handling of the Bangladesh crisis, and it had … Continue reading

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2015: A YEAR OF MILESTONES

2015: A YEAR OF MILESTONES 1. STARTING THE PADMA BRIDGE PROJECT The government formally began construction of the much-discussed bridge over the mighty Padma river with its own funds. The $3-billion bridge, the largest infrastructure project in the country’s history. … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE IN SDGs

BANGLADESH TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE IN SDGs Unb, New York The country is known to world as development surprise, says PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh is committed to leading by example again in case of Sustainable Development … Continue reading

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RECEIVING CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH AWARD BY THE PRIME MINISTER

RECEIVING CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH AWARD BY THE PRIME MINISTER M A JABBAR This is yet another happy news for us when we learn that Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been given the highest UN environment affairs award Champions … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND SHEIKH HASINA ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE

BANGLADESH ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE  

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BANGLADESH WANTS GENDER EQUALITY A ‘STAND-ALONE’ POST-MDGS GOAL

BANGLADESH WANTS GENDER EQUALITY A ‘STAND-ALONE’ POST-MDGS GOAL Nurul Islam Hasib from Bangkok, bdnews24.com State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki made the call on Wednesday while speaking at the ‘Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality … Continue reading

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WOMEN IN BANGLADESH ARE TAKING CHARGE – FROM GRASSROOTS UP TO GOVERNMENT

WOMEN IN BANGLADESH ARE TAKING CHARGE – FROM GRASSROOTS UP TO GOVERNMENT Anna Ridout and Simon Tisdall Rani Mondal searches the floor of the riverbed with her fingers, craning her neck above the water. The river is home to a … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR COUNTRY FAMOUS FOR?

WHAT’S YOUR COUNTRY FAMOUS FOR? – SARAH GRIFFITHS – Map reveals that UK leads the world in fascist movements while U.S. has most Nobel laureates and lawnmower deaths The map is based on statistics gathered from across the internet from … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH PRODUCES WORLD’S FIRST ALL-WOMEN UN PEACEKEEPING UNIT

BANGLADESH PRODUCES WORLD’S FIRST ALL-WOMEN UN PEACEKEEPING UNIT A unique all-female unit of UN Peacekeepers has been working to bring greater safety and security to vulnerable communities in conflict-ridden Haiti. A 160-woman unit from Bangladesh — the first and still … Continue reading

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WOMEN MAKE VERY GOOD PEACEKEEPERS

WOMEN MAKE VERY GOOD PEACEKEEPERS ASEEM CHABRA ‘If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.’ ‘When a contingent of women walk … Continue reading

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BANGLADESHI FEMALE COPS DOING BETTER IN UN MISSION

BANGLADESHI FEMALE COPS DOING BETTER IN UN MISSION Rezaul Karim Female members of Bangladesh Police are playing a good role not only in the country but also in abroad, sources said. Bangladesh Police has not only proved its capacities in … Continue reading

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ALL-WOMEN BANGLADESHI PEACEKEEPING UNIT DEFIES STEREOTYPES

ALL-WOMEN BANGLADESHI PEACEKEEPING UNIT DEFIES STEREOTYPES Online Desk  Women from Bangladesh have responded to ’the UNs call for more women to serve as peacekeepers, forming an all-women unit that was deployed to Haiti following the earthquake in 2010. They are, … Continue reading

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AT UN, HASINA CALLS FOR MAKING WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR WOMEN, GIRLS

AT UN, HASINA CALLS FOR MAKING WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR WOMEN, GIRLS News Desk, bdnews24.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for making the world a better place for women and girls by achieving gender parity in all aspects. … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH BECOMES A GLOBAL ROLE MODEL IN ACHIEVING MDG

BANGLADESH BECOMES A GLOBAL ROLE MODEL IN ACHIEVING MDG In a historic leap, Bangladesh, over the last six years, has become a role model globally in fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as most of the targets were achieved well … Continue reading

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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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PM HASINA PROMISES END OF CHILD MARRIAGE BY 2041

PM HASINA PROMISES END OF CHILD MARRIAGE BY 2041 Lovlu Ansar, New York, bdnews24.com Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to put an end to child marriage in Bangladesh by 2041, pointing to major strides in female education. “Already we … Continue reading

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