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For Bangladesh's climate migrants, pandemic...

Pandemic job cuts fuel multiple crises...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 2 2021

Bangladesh is one of the world's largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs...

Bangladeshi women try on rare leadership...

BD women try on leadership roles

Business

Wed, Aug 25 2021

More than half the country's sewing machine operators are women, but over 90% of their supervisors...

Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke...

Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 28 2021

The risk of pilgrims suffering life-threatening heat stroke could rise five-fold with global warming...

Grief and neglect: 10 factory disasters...

Factory disasters in South Asia over...

World

Sat, Jul 10 2021

Many of South Asia's factories operate illegally and without proper fire safety measures

Business-savvy Bangladesh fabric factories...

Fabric factories take greener hue

Business

Mon, Jun 21 2021

The business on the outskirts of Dhaka previously used large amounts of sulphuric acid to remove excess...

UN warns drought may be 'the next...

UN warns drought may be 'the next...

World

Thu, Jun 17 2021

Droughts have triggered economic losses of at least $124 billion and hit more than 1.5 billion people...

UN: Time is running out on efforts to...

UN: Time is running out on efforts to...

World

Fri, Jun 4 2021

Globally, 34.7 million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the first cases were detected...

From beef to chocolate, illegal deforestation...

Illegal deforestation found behind many...

World

Wed, May 19 2021

Illegal logging was behind the loss of 4.5 million hectares of forest

African rainforests slow climate change...

African rainforests slow climate change...

Africa

Tue, May 18 2021

The new study found that trees in the African forests continued to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...

India's first 3D-printed home offers...

India's first 3D-printed home offers...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 28 2021

According to economists, Creating affordable housing to tackle inequality is one way governments can...

India's 'Solar Man' lights path out...

India's 'Solar Man' lights path out...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 16 2021

His project brought in Herma brought more than 100 homes and businesses under an updated solar energy...

Fears of vaccine exclusion as India...

Fears of vaccine exclusion as India...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 15 2021

More than 100 million citizens including many homeless and transgender people are already left out of...

Global rainforest loss 'relentless'...

Global rainforest loss 'relentless'...

World

Wed, Mar 31 2021

The world loss 4.2m hectares of primary forest in 2020 – equalled the size of the Netherlands

Economists: Climate change will deepen...

'Climate change will deepen global...

Climate Change

Tue, Mar 30 2021

The projected economic damage due to climate change is estimated to reach $1.7T per year by 2025

Climate change set to drive more deadly...

Climate change set to drive more deadly...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 25 2021

The threat could be halved if the world meets the goal set under Paris agreement to limit warming to...

Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local...

Bangladeshi overseas workers seek local...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 24 2021

The coronavirus has devastated the South Asian nation - one of the world's largest exporters of workers...

As floods rise, govt insurance shores...

As floods rise, govt insurance shores...

Nation

Wed, Mar 24 2021

More than 20,000 farmers covered in flood-prone northern region

Lack of evidence, financial help found...

Lack of proof, money hurting Bangladesh...

South Asia

Mon, Mar 22 2021

About three-quarters of the 159 trafficking victims interviewed by NGO Justice & Care said they could...

'Women suffer 80% of sexual assaults...

'Women suffer 80% of sexual assaults...

Europe

Fri, Mar 19 2021

Fewer than 1 in 6 victims of rape or assault reports the crime in Britain

Teenage girl's beheading spurs calls...

Teenage girl's beheading spurs calls...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Human rights groups say thousands of women and girls are killed across South Asia and the Middle East...

Global firms lag on sex harassment,...

Global firms lag on sex harassment,...

World

Thu, Mar 4 2021

The #MeToo movement began in 2017 in the United States after accusations of sexual assault and harassment...