March 26, 2020

Independence Day of Bangladesh (Shadhinota Dibos), also referred to as 26 March is a national holiday. It commemorates the country’s declaration of independence from Pakistan on late hours of 25 March 1971. The day is a memorial to the deaths of thousands of innocent c...

March 7, 2020

International Women’s Day (IWD) events are held worldwide on March 8 annually. The tagline for International Women’s Day of this year is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights.” This day is to applaud the significance of women as well as many of the contri...

February 29, 2020

Child marriage is a wide-ranging problem in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has the fourth-highest rate of child marriage before age 18 in the world. Child marriage has been illegal in Bangladesh since 1929, and the minimum age of marriage has been set at 18 for women and 21 fo...

February 28, 2020

Education for the children is important for the all-inclusive development of a child. The holistic development includes emotional, intellectual, moral, social, physical and spiritual development.

The inequities that deny children their right to quality education from ea...

February 26, 2020

Shamim an 11-year-old boy is struggling in the Chalantika slum area in Dhaka to meet the fundamental needs of life. He is deprived of all the basic needs of life. He is missing out on a lot of opportunities. Shamim lives in the slum with his family. He has five members...

January 17, 2020

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. According to the 2019 revision of the World Population Prospects, the population stood at 161,376,708 in 2016. The eighth-most populated country in the world with almost 2.2% of the world's populat...

October 17, 2019

Bangladesh is a model country in terms of reducing poverty. It has made incredible progress in diminishing poverty, reinforced by constant economic growth. Bangladesh has more than condensed its prevalence of poverty over the past 20 years. Its economic growth has been...

June 21, 2019

Dacope sub-district (upazila) is a disaster-prone area which was established in 1993. Currently, there are 10 unions and 107 villages in this upazila. Among these 10 unions, Tildanaga is a union where extreme natural disasters strike every year such as cyclones (Sidr,...

February 28, 2019

Having a population of 163,187,000 at just 56,990 square miles, constituting one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with a population density of over 1100 people per km2 and with over half of its residents involved in the farming industry, we can cle...

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