bangladesh

  • Three Years On

    Last month was the three year anniversary of the collapse of the eight story Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh, where 1,130 garment workers were killed as they began their day at work. It was the worst industrial disaster of the 21st century. As we reflect three years later,...
  • When Love Is a Crime

    The horrendous murder of the founder of Bangladesh’s only lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) magazine Roopbaan in late April highlights yet again how little the rights of certain groups in the South Asian country are regarded. Xulhaz Mannan, age 35, was hacked to death in his apartment, together...
  • Scarred for Life

    As Mao Tzedong said, “Women hold up half the sky”, but until recently violence against women and girls has lacked reliable statistics and surveillance systems. Acid throwing, also known as acid attack, has emerged as a new brutal form of violence against women that involves the throwing of sulphuric,...
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