NGO

Street kids continue to be exploited

Rabeya boarded a launch for the first time when she was eight. As she arrived in Dhaka from Barishal, her grandmother abandoned her. Thus began Rabeya's life as a victim of sex exploitation.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

The price of non-governmental growth

It is well known that since the 1980s, Bangladesh has made astonishing progress on a wide variety of development indicators such as reducing the prevalence of extreme hunger and poverty...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Govt making law to muzzle NGOs: BNP

The government moves to formulate the foreign donations regulation act to muzzle NGOs so that they cannot speak against its misrule, BNP alleges.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Dhaka Ahsania Mission wins Int’l Development Prize

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is awarded with the 2015 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) Prize for implementing various projects successfully which helped to create employment...

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Protecting the Future

Child abuse is no new story in our country. Especially after seeing various child killing incidents just this year, it has been proved to us

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Centre for pavement dwellers

We applaud the initiative of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Sajida Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Water Aid of opening a three...

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

'NGO' cheats rural women

We are amazed at the report of “NGO officials” at a remote village in Sadurapul upazila in Kishoreganj embezzling about Tk 37 lakh from poor rural women in the name of capacity-building and income...

September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

Maids in India accuse Saudi diplomat of rape

Two Nepalese maids have accused a Saudi diplomat of rape and torture while they were working in his home outside the Indian capital.

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

Actor Matt Dillon visits Rohingya camp (video)

American actor Matt Dillon put a rare star-powered spotlight on Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims, visiting a camp for tens of thousands displaced by violence.

May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015

Birds can't be kept in cages: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court says birds have the fundamental right to "live with dignity" and fly in the sky without being kept in cages or subjected to cruelty,

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

NGOs and agrarian crises

That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our...