Bishakha Devnath | The Daily Star
  • Bishakha Devnath

  • Care services need to be recognised, valued: ILO survey

    Globally, 45 percent women are employed, far less than their male counterparts -- 71 percent. This gender gap can be reduced by
  • Linking women to empower women

    Dulali Khatun loves to introduce herself as one of the “Kallyanis” -- someone who tries to improve people's lives by offering goods, services and access to digital information.
  • Suspended in name, ‘blacklisted’ for life

    Arif Hossain* has been worried about his future since his name and photo was put on a list of “suspended” workers outside his garment factory in Ashulia in the middle of January.
  • Battling to keep mother tongue alive

    About a decade ago, Bivuti Chakma and his companion Jyoti Chakma pondered on how to penetrate the digital world with their native language. Far away from them, Manik Soren, from the Santal community, embarked upon doing the same.
  • Int'l Childhood Cancer Day Today: Love will keep us alive

    Seven-year-old Rohan complains of being confined to a bed all day long. At the assurances of his caregivers that he will recover soon enough, Rohan's youthful, wide eyes dart between their faces and the tubes protruding from his arms and leading to a saline drip, placed next to his bed.