Shagufe Hossain | The Daily Star
  • Shagufe Hossain

    The writer is the founder of Leaping Boundaries and a graduate student at McGill University.

  • Nusrat Jahan Rafi

    A personal tribute to Nusrat Jahan Rafi

    Mf first visit to a madrasa school for female students was in July 2014. We met in a large rectangular room, with a faint damp stench,
  • On Power: A high unaccounted for

    Last year, an English daily published a report that the police arrested at least 21,883 suspected drug-peddlers and addicts across the country between May 18 and June 21 as part of the anti-drug drives.
  • Shame, guilt, anger—and lives lost

    The body of 15-year-old Aritry Adhikary was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her room, with the door locked from inside, at her Shantinagar home on Monday.
  • Make space for the art of free speech

    It is no coincidence that the word “articulate” begins with the word “art”. There is an art to the formation of clear and distinct sounds in speech.
  • Crippling Senses

    A human being has five senses. Taste, smell, touch, hearing and sight. These senses are essential for survival that is the ultimate goal