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OP-ED: Covid-19: The impact of racial...

OP-ED: Covid-19: The impact of racial...

Dr Raqibul Mohammad Anwar

Sun, Jun 28 2020

The pandemic disproportionately affects the already vulnerable

Sanem on Covid-19 fallout: 53% employed...

Sanem on Covid-19 fallout: 53% employed...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jun 27 2020

Sanem said that the youth may permanently be unemployed or underemployed due to factory closures and...

OP-ED: Between poverty and a hard...

OP-ED: Between poverty and a hard...

Luba Khalili

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Ours is a society that thrives on the unequal distribution of wealth

Bangladesh joins UN Alliance for Poverty...

Bangladesh joins UN Alliance for Poverty...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 24 2020

A considerable number of countries joined the alliance, says the Bangladesh Mission in the UN

Covid-19 fallout: Income drops to create...

Covid-19 fallout: Income drops to create...

Economy

Wed, Jun 24 2020

Under a post-lockdown optimistic scenario, the country’s overall poverty would increase by 25.13%,...

OP-ED: Everyone has a right to...

OP-ED: Everyone has a right to...

Arafat Hosen Khan

Mon, Jun 22 2020

The principal priority should be to save as many lives as possible

OP-ED: The empathy divide

OP-ED: The empathy divide

Tanvir Haider Chaudhury

Fri, Jun 19 2020

We say we care about the livelihoods of the poor, but really, we are turning them into cannon

ED: Health care is not just for...

ED: Health care is not just for...

Editorial

Tue, Jun 16 2020

While the VIPs are provided with the best services possible, the poor in particular continue to...

ED: Making sure the children are...

ED: Making sure the children are...

Editorial

Sat, Jun 13 2020

It is imperative that we prioritize and invest in our children, and in turn the country’s...

Study warns of global poverty surge...

Study warns of global poverty surge...

World

Fri, Jun 12 2020

'Without action this crisis could set back progress on reducing global poverty by 20 or even 30...

OP-ED: The virus shows a way towards...

OP-ED: The virus shows a way towards...

Raqibul Mohammad Anwar

Tue, Jun 9 2020

The pandemic has exposed deep inequality in our society

Coronavirus, poverty, recession: Major...

The major challenges of new budget

Health

Tue, Jun 9 2020

Pandemic-hit economy has little chance of bouncing back before January, forecast economists

OP-ED: Where’s your mask?

OP-ED: Where’s your mask?

Arpeeta Shams Mizan

Fri, Jun 5 2020

Not everybody is willing to follow this simple rule

Study: Pandemic puts up to 86mn children...

Study: Pandemic puts up to 86mn children...

World

Thu, May 28 2020

With immediate and decisive action, 'we can prevent and contain the pandemic threat facing the poorest...

Our worries, as death stalks us

Our worries, as death stalks us

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, May 20 2020

How much longer can the pressure be sustained if coronavirus keeps hovering over us?

Into the jaws of poverty

Into the jaws of poverty

Editorial

Wed, May 20 2020

Food aid is now failing to meet the needs of the extreme urban poor

Are we prepared?

Are we prepared?

Mahzabeen Faruque

Sun, May 17 2020

To combat this pandemic, we need to work together

A letter from anxiety

A letter from anxiety

Anik Kabir

Sat, May 16 2020

The best we can do is help others

Why we should not return to business...

Why we should not return to business...

Mohammad Tareq Hasan

Sat, May 9 2020

Millions of people are working fewer hours and nearly 200 million people may end up losing their jobs...

Covid-19 could reverse 30 years of progress...

Covid-19 could reverse 30 years of progress...

World

Wed, May 6 2020

The authors of a United Nations University study found that a setback of that size could reverse a decade...

Study: 1 in 5 will fall below the poverty...

Study: 1 in 5 will fall below the poverty...

Business

Fri, May 1 2020

With the existing rate of poverty, 2 out of 5 people would be facing poverty