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A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

By Melissa Delgado Samudra’s Story (TW: rape, abuse) It’s raining again. It is always raining, but by now we are used to it. The smell of wet earth invades my […]

April 12, 2018 ×
Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

May 22, 2017 ×
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Says Female Empowerment Is The Key To Development

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Says Female Empowerment Is The Key To Development

While we are waiting with baited breath to see if the United States will finally elect its first female president, it should be noted that we are well overdue because […]

October 9, 2015 ×
These Young Women Are The Future Of The Motorcycle Mechanic Industry In Bangladesh

These Young Women Are The Future Of The Motorcycle Mechanic Industry In Bangladesh

We’re so used to hearing the phrase “male-dominated industry” about, let’s face it, the majority of jobs on earth today. But thanks to a rise in the focus on gender […]

September 16, 2015 ×
Meet Bangladesh’s 1st Female Surfer Who Escaped A Life Of Prostitution In Favor Of Breaking Taboos

Meet Bangladesh’s 1st Female Surfer Who Escaped A Life Of Prostitution In Favor Of Breaking Taboos

Move over Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gilmore, there’s a new surfer making waves around the globe! Meet 18 year old Nasima Akter from Bangladesh, one of the very few Asian […]

August 5, 2015 ×
“One Preventable Death Is Too Many” Celebs Campaign For Ethical Fashion

“One Preventable Death Is Too Many” Celebs Campaign For Ethical Fashion

After the collapse of the Rana Plaza Bangladesh garment factory in April 2013, the issue of slave labor has become more prominent. A year on, and there are still some […]

May 6, 2014 ×
The Fashion Revolution Raising Awareness For Bangladesh Factory Workers

The Fashion Revolution Raising Awareness For Bangladesh Factory Workers

On April 24th, 2013, a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed in the Rana Plaza complex, killing 1133 people and injuring 25oo more. Bangladesh is the world’s second largest clothing […]

April 29, 2014 ×
Women In Bangladesh Riding Ahead Of Men In Technology

Women In Bangladesh Riding Ahead Of Men In Technology

In a country where only 5 million of 152 million people have Internet access, it’s exciting to see that women are being targeted as recruits for this growing industry there. […]

November 7, 2012 ×