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No country for underage mothers

Jhinuk Akter, not her real name, shares a fate similar to thousands of other underage girls in the country who are forced into marriage before the age of 18. In … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘I am HIV positive, please accept me’

A Bangladeshi HIV positive baby, who has now grown into adulthood, tells the tale of stigma, suffering, determination and courage that has been her life. Speaking on condition of anonymity, … Continue reading

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December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Experts concerned as diabetes prevalence rises in the country

Experts said they were deeply concerned with the increasing rate at which people in Bangladesh were developing the illness Tired of waiting in a queue at the capital’s Birdem Hospital … Continue reading

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November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Girl’s Plight Highlights Child Marriage Prevalence

Her parents consented to stop the marriage after considering the advice given by police and social workers A wedding that was to be forced upon a 14-year-old Dhaka girl was … Continue reading

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October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

BGB Fence a Fright for Baghaichhari School Students

The school has 105 students and three teachers. 41 students receive government stipend Sujata Chakma (not her real name), who is a fifth grader at Baghaichhari Government Primary School 2, … Continue reading

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July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Winter Chill

The story, published in Morning Tea,talks about the harsh winter and how it affects the daily lives. “Uno borshai duno sheet”  (Less rainfall causes heavy cold) is a well known … Continue reading

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January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Parag is Back

The kidnapping of Parag, his return and the mystery surronding the ransom. It was around 7 am on 11 November. The place was Shuvadda area under South Keraniganj Thana. Like … Continue reading

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November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

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