See also: Anniversary of the New Delhi Attack Reminds Us that Tackling Violence is Urgent December 16, 2012 will in the foreseeable future be remembered as the day in which six men savagely gang...

Maria Correia |

In Bangladesh, youth with disability often have difficulty transitioning to work, as they lack the necessary skills to perform competitively in the job market and also face discrimination from...

Vashkar Bhattacharjee |

On a Path Towards Climate Resilience Two recent key reports ­– The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's ‘Fifth Assessment Report' and World Bank’s ‘Turn Down the Heat’ – reveal...

Arastoo Khan |

Are you a Civil Society Organization in Bangladesh? Apply now to the Global Partnership for Accountability (GPSA) second call for proposal on Social Accountability to win grants ranging from $500,...

Naomi Ahmad |

Why Sanitation Access Doesn’t Work Unless the Entire Village Buys In Jitender is a four-year old boy with forward-thinking parents. Although it’s common in his village, in the Indian state of...

Luis Andres, Juan Echenique, Ashma Basnyat, Rahul Kanakia |

“The forest is an integral part of my life and only source of income. We exploited it until we saw people killed in landslides in the neighboring areas. Gradually we became aware of the...

Faria Selim |

NGOs, lending agencies, and the public sector are hard at work in meeting the global sanitation target. But what about the private sector, and what about the families that do not want to wait for...

Sabrina Haque |

Our journey to the remote region of Gabura in Bangladesh took us down unpaved roads, through meandering rivers and to the edges of the Sundarban mangrove forest. The first thing that struck us was...

Aniqah Jasmine Khan, Nadia Afrin |

Bangladesh was born on December 16 1971, following a devastating war that cost the lives of 3, 000, 000 people. They were victorious in their fight for independence, yet the prospects of the...

Lea Gimenez, Dean Mitchell Jolliffe |

Bangladesh has turned the political business cycle phenomenon upside down.   Political business cycles are cycles in macroeconomic variables – output, unemployment, inflation – induced by the...

Zahid Hussain |