4d ago| Roundtables

Annual Dialogue on Women Migration

WARBE (Welfare Association for the Rights of Bangladeshi Emigrants) Development Foundation, CARE Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly organised an online discussion titled "Annual Dialogue on...

4d ago| Roundtables

Paving Resilience through City Governance

Session 1: “Setting up effective urban governance mechanisms to manage urban hazards”

6d ago| Roundtables

Establish a common platform for CSR

Speakers at an online discussion recommended establishment of a platform where companies, NGOs and the government can collaborate to better utilise Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds,  and...

Leverage CSR to achieve SDGs

Speakers at an online discussion suggested that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives should be designed with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in mind.

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Effects and Solutions

Over the last few days, we have had multiple sessions talking about plastic pollution, and the different ways it impacts human life.

Girls Get Equal Freedom in Public Spaces: Safer Cities Campaign 2021

Dr. Ferdousi Begum, Lead of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), Plan International Bangladesh

Boli Kotha Okopote

The rate of child marriage in Bangladesh is alarmingly high. The Tipping Point Initiative of CARE Bangladesh is addressing the root causes of child marriage through a social norms approach.

Pledge on the Golden Jubilee of Independence

The topic of today’s discussion is critical. The majority of our population is still dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. In our journey towards self-sufficiency in food production and...

Bangladesh’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

We are celebrating the 50th year of our independence, and those who had been active at that time in the movement and war of liberation are aware of the necessity of peace, especially for women.

COVID-19 Impact on selected RMG factories and way forward

All associations and people who are working at the grassroots level for the rights of workers want to see workers in better conditions, whether that be at the workplace or outside of it.

Protection of river to save agricultural economy, life-livelihood and environment: Role of state and citizens

For almost a decade, we have been celebrating the annual ‘World River Day’ on the last Sunday of September. One of the main reasons for this is to raise public awareness.

Pandemic and Disaster - Life of women and girls in climate-vulnerable areas

This particular study was conducted to observe the collective effects of the pandemic and the climate crisis on women in Bangladesh, especially the ones living in disaster-prone areas. Today’s...