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Building safer cities in Bangladesh
After an hour and a half on Dhaka’s crowded roads where the kamikaze bus driver is king, I reach Chanpara slum in Roopgong, just outside of the Bangladeshi capital.The corrugated iron huts are home...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 10:05
Survivors of acid attack gain strength
Rehana and Sheuly saw the worst: they were the victims of acid attack. The incident has had lasting impressions in them. Together they form a national network with 258 more survivors across the...
women against violence
Dealing with VAW: real step not in sight yet
We are reminded more often than desirable that social attitude and behaviour is difficult to change. Violence against women (VAW) in Bangladesh is widespread. Its alarming growth over 2004-2009...