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Missing pages in our history book

Missing pages in our history book

Special Supplement

Sun, Mar 25 2018

What happened to the Bengalis who were stranded in Pakistan in 1971?

Building a liberated Bangladesh

Building a liberated Bangladesh

Special Supplement

Sun, Mar 25 2018

Professor Emeritus Anisuzzaman is a man who needs no introduction. A giant of Bangladeshi academia, he...

Memories from the Muktibahini

Memories from the Muktibahini

Special Supplement

Sun, Mar 25 2018

Eyewitness accounts of the beginning of war and a nation that resisted in every way possible

Pushing gender equality

Pushing gender equality

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

Is it really working for women’s empowerment?

Recognising psychological abuse

Recognising psychological abuse

Law & Rights

Thu, Mar 8 2018

Encountering news about domestic violence against women has become a regular phenomenon for people in...

Why we need to immediately recognise...

Why we need to immediately recognise...

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

“What does she do?” “Nothing – she's a housewife.” This is a response that is all too common in Bangladeshi...

Why are women still not equal in the...

Why are women still not equal in the...

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

An individual’s right to equality and freedom from all forms of discrimination lies in the heart of our...

Words that matter

Words that matter

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

The importance of words cannot be overstated, and are reflective of and related to social and political...

The women who took on the mine

The women who took on the mine

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

How a group of women in a remote village in Thailand stood up to corporate environmental

Invisible people

Invisible people

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

The gendered vulnerability to climate change in Bangladesh

Will the waves of violence against indigenous...

Will the waves of violence against indigenous...

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

The culture of impunity in our country has kept women marginalised for long. Ever since its independence,...

A hidden chapter

A hidden chapter

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

For four long years (1996-2000), writer Shaheen Akhtar continued to meet and interview birangana and...

Formalising domestic work

Formalising domestic work

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

Sultana’s story is only one in a million in Bangladesh. According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics,...

Are market forces bastardizing...

Are market forces bastardizing...

Special Supplement

Sat, Feb 24 2018

A brief look into the language of radio and mass media

'The modernization of the language was...

'The modernization of the language was...

D2

Sat, Feb 24 2018

Baizid Haque Joarder talks to Bangla Academy's Director-General Shamsuzzaman Khan about the evolution...

'They become mute when you speak in...

'They become mute when you speak in...

D2

Fri, Feb 23 2018

We only wait for this month to come around to think – why don't we read, write and speak in our mother...

Beyond words

Beyond words

D2

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Writer Sharbari Z Ahmed reflects on growing up in a non-Bangla speaking world and learning to love her...

Bangla's lovely words, sounds and...

Bangla's lovely words, sounds and...

Special Supplement

Fri, Feb 23 2018

American researcher Keith Cantu describes his love affair with the Bangla language

Celluloid '52

Celluloid '52

Special Supplement

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Nabeel Al Jahan's book looks into the depiction of language movement in feature films

How 11 people gave their lives for Bangla...

How 11 people gave their lives for Bangla...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 23 2018

The story behind the Barak valley movement

The colonising power of Urdu: A Punjabi...

The colonising power of Urdu: A Punjabi...

Arts & Culture

Wed, Feb 21 2018

Pakistani writer Mushtaq Soofi writes of his native language of Punjab, and the colonial roots of the...