- March 16, 2018
The Urban Study Group comprises concerned architects and local volunteers on a crusade to protect the heritage and cultural fabric of Puran Dhaka, calling to preserve over 2,500 historic buildings.
This International Women’s Day, Foodpanda unveils how female restaurant partners stand out in a male-dominated industry
The new, innovative version of Yellow Submarine in town
This page is seriously lit!
Dhaka Tribune’s staff reporter Afrose Jahan Chaity was one of the 20 international journalists taking part in Foreign Press Center’s ‘Combating Trafficking in Persons’ reporting tour. The group traveled to Washington DC, Texas and Los Angeles for the two-week program, sponsored by the United States government. This report was produced as part of that program
Creating avenues for recovery and growth in a refugee camp
If you are looking for a resort to get rid of the weariness while also grabbing a bite, we just happen to know the perfect place for you
How learning self-defense empowers women against sexual repression
CARE Bangladesh organized a day long photo exhibition titled ‘194 Days of the Myanmar Refugee Crisis – Respecting Women: Faces and Stories of Resilience’ to observe International Women’s Day and to mark the six months anniversary of the refugee crisis in Bangladesh. The event took place at Jatra Biroti Gallery in Banani on March 6.
This series shows a collection of artworks by survivors of sexual violence and trafficking, who turned to art to deal with the trauma of their experiences.
An interior designer by profession, Saba Homaira Ahmad always felt a connection with designs that convey humanity and empathy.
We all know about the pioneer Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, who wrote her first English story titled Sultana’s Dream. A powerful piece that is admirable in its eloquent simplicity, her work lives on for generations to applaud.
We’ve long become accustomed to the notion that reading allows us to connect with others and find support during times of crisis. In a recent Guardian interview, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke recalled how, as a child, she turned to literature as a survivor of sexual assault:
When it comes to the exhibition of brains and brawn in films, women always get the short end of the stick. Owing to the deeply embedded sexism in film industries around the world, studio executives can barely foresee a woman donning a kick-ass role.
Shamma Raghib talks about greater inclusion of women in STEM fields
In a world full of stereotypical gender roles, biases and unrealistic expectations, a woman’s entry into the artistic realm is barely entertained, if not restricted. Yet, some show the audacity to break the barriers and pursue their dreams. Mrittika Kamal is one of those few women who managed to break the normative stereotype of the society and took up her camera to fight against social inequalities and destructive taboos. The director and activist recently shared her thoughts with Weekend Tribune.
It all can be summed up in a great bunch of #hashtags. #Women, #leadership, #women_leaders, #inspirational_women, #women_in_workforce, #feminism, #feminists, and a lot more. Just like #MeToo or #TimesUp. There’s so much to say. I am just not sure where to begin. Let’s begin with myself.