Sheepa Hafiza | The Daily Star
  • Sheepa Hafiza

    Sheepa Hafiza is an equality and rights activist, and executive director of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK).

  • A crucial stocktaking

    Today, Bangladesh's human rights situation will be reviewed at the United Nations' Human Rights Council in Geneva, under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. The UN Human Rights Council carries out UPR review every four and a half years and this is the third-cycle review for Bangladesh.
  • Protection of Bangladesh migrant workers rights

    Protecting migrants' welfare

    Fatema, 20, the sole breadwinner of her family, migrated to Saudi Arabia in search of solvency. She purchased a ticket to her dream destination at the cost of Tk 20,000 though the actual cost was much higher.
  • A sense of fear prevails

    December 10, 2017 marked the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).