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· July, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from July, 2011

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

Bangladesh: Indigenous or Not Indigenous, That Is The Question

In recent months many Bangladeshi indigenous people have taken the streets holding meetings, human chains and rallies, demanding constitutional recognition of their identity. Bloggers also voice their opinions on this...

Bangladesh: Financial Inclusion Of The Poor Via Mobile

In Bangladesh 7 out of 8 people remain out of banking service but the interesting thing is that half of those people have access to mobile phones. BRAC has a...

Bangladesh: Leadership Issues?

Kazi Rubaiat Imam at The Lunatic On The Grass is troubled by a lot of recent happenings in Bangladesh and blames the lack of intent or inability of leaders and...

Bangladesh: Popular Theatre For Social Change

Popular Theater is a simple and live theater initiative by BRAC which is enacted by members of many Bangladeshi villages. These grassroots productions provide specific commentary on common social issues...

Lets Clean Bangladesh

The Dhaka Project (TDP) has launched a campaign called “Let's Clean Bangladesh”. On the 17th of July 2011 the TDP school team cleaned several streets in Dhaka to teach the...

Bangladesh: Incompetency And Negligence Of Doctors Go Unabated

A Bangladeshi journalist Syed Tashfin Chowdhury, shares a tragic personal experience – how his seven-month old daughter died because of incompetency and negligence of doctors in a private hospital in...

Bangladesh: The Link Between Aid Work And Islamic Extremism

Shawn Ahmed at writes about the link between aid work and Islamic extremism in developing countries providing examples from Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Sexual Assault By A Teacher Triggers Student Uprising

The recent protests at the Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNC) in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, has stirred much buzz in the Bangladeshi blogosphere. After a three-fold campaign via Blogs,...

Bangladesh: A Conversation with Dr. Muhammad yunus

An Ordinary Citizen recently met Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus at the Social Business Day event in Dhaka and shares a conversation with him.

Bangladesh: Social Business Day

An Ordinary Citizen attended Social Business Day, which was held in Dhaka on the 28th of June, 2011 and writes about his experience. The premier discussion session was chaired by...

Reacting On Indian Prime Minister's Remarks On Bangladesh

Tacitaeterno at In The Middle Of Nowhere analyzes Indian PM Dr. Manmohan Singh's derogatory remarks on Bangladesh and compares India's grants in Afghanistan and the line of credit offered to...

Bangladesh: Protect Against Breast Cancer

Santwana Saha writes at Adhunika how Bangladeshi women can protect themselves against breast cancer.

Bangladesh: Bloggers Arrested While Protesting Against Energy Deal

Netizens in Bangladesh are raging with anger as for the first time in the country bloggers and online activists among other protesters were arrested while striking in protest of a...

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