One of the most significant impressions I took away from the time I spent in Bangladesh is the giant divide between the silence of young girls and the brilliant, almost piercing voices of older women who have been empowered. For the first few days the contrast left me disoriented until over and over again I witnessed just how patriarchal their culture still is. Many of them immediately become pregnant adolescent girls are five times more likely to be injured in childbirth.
Skip to content. Bangladesh, which became independent from Pakistan inis a young country. It is young, but not hopeful.
Killer at-large; motive unknown. A year-old man was arrested and charged on Sunday over the murder of a year-old Bangladeshi woman who was stabbed and later died of her injuries in the Jamaica Hills part of Queens in New York City on Wednesday night, just blocks from her home. The NYPD said in a statement that officers had charged Yonatan Galvez-Marin, 22, with second-degree murder, robbery in the first-degree, and criminal possession of a weapon.
Four people have been arrested in Bangladesh after the death of a year-old girl who was given lashes on the orders of a village cleric. Mosammet Hena died in hospital on Sunday after being beaten with a bamboo cane for allegedly having an illicit relationship with a married cousin. A complaint had been made against her by the man's wife, Shilpi Begum, at a makeshift village court, or shalishpresided over by senior community members.
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All illustrations by Deshi Deng. The killers walked along Shahbag Road, a wide, chaotic avenue in Dhaka, Bangladesh, bisected by a concrete divider, and entered Aziz Super Market, an indoor mall situated between the gaudy storefronts of Muslim Sweets and Juicy Fast Foods. The building's interior, three floors of ugly 70s concrete chic embittered by age, was little more than a series of poorly lit and dingy tunnels lined mostly with jeans and T-shirt shops.
This is what a young Chinese man allegedly yelled at local magazine writer, Terence Ruis. All Ruis was doing was cycling home when a van slowed down and a man stuck his head out to yell at him, unprovoked. Recounting the incident which occurred last night on his Facebook page, Ruis wrote that he was fuming but continued cycling when he realised he was outnumbered as there were 3 men in the van.
A Translators without Borders study found that access to information has improved in the Rohingya refugee response as a result of an increased humanitarian focus on communicating with communities. Yet language barriers still leave many Rohingya refugees without the critical and life-saving information they need. Prioritizing spoken communication in Rohingya and a mixed approach on formats and channels is key to effective communication.