Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2013
PHOTOS: Dhaka's Beautiful Blue Sky Briefly Takes Over Web
The autumn sky above Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka was so beautiful on 17 November that social media was flooded with images and talk about the scene.
Bangladesh: Is Restorative Justice the Best Way Forward?
In the backdrop of Bangladesh’s violent history of birth, ongoing violent political practices, and high rates of homicide, mob violence, neighborhood/street violence, violent labor unrests, family violence and intimate partner violence, the need for restorative justice is paramount. Without an intervening model aimed at resolution, we will remain a nation...
Bangladesh’s Hijras Win Official Recognition as Separate Gender
The country's decision comes not long after Germany's announcement that it will begin to offer a third gender option on birth certificates.
Thoughts on Bangladesh Election 2014
Habib Siddiqui weighs in on the recent political stalemate in Bangladesh, which is making the road to Bangladesh Election 2014 difficult. He comments: If the political leaders can’t tolerate each other as fellow human beings, politics is a wrong profession for them in a democracy.