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Can a tiny cup lift women out of period...

Can a tiny cup lift women out of period...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jan 20 2021

Menstrual cups can last up to a decade and eliminate the need for any single use menstrual product

OP-ED: A lifeline against hunger

OP-ED: A lifeline against hunger

OP-ED Contributor

Sat, Dec 26 2020

Insights on public food transfers during the pandemic from an IFPRI survey in Bangladesh 

Poor left behind as rich nations hoard...

Poor left behind as rich nations hoard...

World

Wed, Dec 9 2020

Rich nations home to 14% of the global population had bought 53% of the total stock of the most-promising...

Unicef seeks $2.5bn for Mideast children...

Unicef seeks $2.5bn for Mideast children...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 7 2020

In Yemen, 12 million children, or almost every child, need assistance after five years of conflict

OP-ED: A partnership of equals

OP-ED: A partnership of equals

Saleemul Huq

Mon, Nov 30 2020

Bangladesh and the UK can join forces to do a lot of good, including addressing the global problems of...

ED: The worst may not be behind us

ED: The worst may not be behind us

Editorial

Sun, Nov 29 2020

The authorities must get strict with people, and if necessary, force them to abide by the health...

OP-ED: Marcus Rashford: Footballer and...

OP-ED: Marcus Rashford: Footballer and...

Nadia Kabir Barb

Sat, Nov 21 2020

How the footballer is using his platform to address the issue of hunger

OP-ED: The deaths we forget fast

OP-ED: The deaths we forget fast

Towheed Feroze

Mon, Nov 16 2020

The coronavirus has made death an inextricable reality of our lives

OP-ED: Will cooperatives work in...

OP-ED: Will cooperatives work in...

Tim Worstall

Sun, Nov 15 2020

We must not forget that the usual answer to any question in economics is ‘it depends’

World Bank: Nations must work together...

‘Nations must work together to reverse...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Due to Covid-19, 88-115 million people are likely to face extreme poverty in 2020 

ED: Cooperatives lead  the way

ED: Cooperatives lead the way

Editorial

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Only a focused, concerted effort will allow the country to eradicate all forms of poverty

PM vows to wipe out poverty through...

PM vows to wipe out poverty through...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 31 2020

The prime minister said the government is working relentlessly to provide home to the homeless people...

Poverty stalks US middle class amid...

Poverty stalks US middle class amid...

North America

Wed, Oct 28 2020

8 million more people have been driven into poverty as the US struggles with the world's biggest...

OP-ED: A cry for help

OP-ED: A cry for help

Towheed Feroze

Mon, Oct 26 2020

What allows a person to be so cruel to domestic workers, even when they are children?

Analysis: 1 in 6 children lives in extreme...

'1 in 6 children lives in extreme...

World

Tue, Oct 20 2020

The analysis also notes that more than 70% of children in extreme poverty live in a household where the...

OP-ED: How can we eradicate...

OP-ED: How can we eradicate...

Mohammad Tareq Hasan

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The present economic system needs to be made more egalitarian 

OP-ED: Children need their schools...

OP-ED: Children need their schools...

Julian Francis

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The pandemic has caused many to drop out of school -- this could be a disaster on top of a disaster

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

World

Tue, Oct 13 2020

For more than two decades extreme poverty has been declining, but now the economic fallout of Covid-19...

OP-ED: Sustaining the progress we have...

OP-ED: Sustaining the progress we have...

The Conversation UK

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Is it possible to restore the pre-pandemic trend? 

World Bank: Covid-19 could push 115m...

Covid-19 could push 115m into extreme...

World

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the epicenter of the problem, and could see an additional 40 million people...

Unicef: Covid-19 pandemic pushes 150m...

Covid-19 pushes 150m more children into...

World

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Before the pandemic, the average number of severe deprivations per child was around 0.7. It is now estimated...