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· April, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from April, 2008

Bangladesh: women's equality vs. religion

Tahmina Shafique writes on the recently announced women’s development policy in Bangladesh which has triggered religious protests by Islamist groups and forced a retreat by the government on rights issued...

Bangladesh: Motivation for Corruption

Asif Anwar at Ideas for Brighter Bangladesh opines that corruption cannot be prevented by law, rather it should be discouraged: “Corruption is motivated from the aspirations for ‘better life’. Remove...

Bangladesh: Cheerleader trouble

The new cricket league – IPL in India has its share of teething troubles. One of them being the imported cheerleaders that some politicians find too vulgar for their taste....

Bangladesh: An Obama for Bangladesh?

Unheard Voices wonders if there is an Obama like person who could change the face of politics in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Global food crisis

E-Bangladesh on the rising food crisis across the world and the possible reasons behind it.

Bangladesh: Race card and the US Elections

Mash from Bangaldesh on the race card played during the US Democratic presidential debate on ABC.

Bangladesh: Trade unions and the industry

imperfect world 2008 on the suspension of trade union rights and if it's affected the garment industry.

Bangladesh: Hidden Hunger

Unheard Voices Blog quotes UNDP which hit the panic button for Bangladesh last month: Skyrocketing oil prices have driven up the cost of food worldwide, but their impact has been...

Bangladesh: Buying rice

With food prices becoming an issue of debate the world over, Unheard Voices on the fluctuations of the price of rice.

Bangladesh: Secure enough

Mukti reflects on a trip to India, and on the differences in the presence of military forces as compared to Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: A role model for youth

Unheard Voices asks if Dr Yunus is a good role model for the youth in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: No country for young men

A deep disconnect between policy and the people's aspiration explored at Unheard Voices in a post aptly titled “No country for young men”.

Bangladesh: Climate Change

Unheard Voices on the launch of a new website on climate change, a crucial issue especially given Bangladesh's vulnerability.

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