Work with men and boys for gender equality: A review of field formation, the evidence base and future directions

Gender equality is not just a women’s issue. It is an issue for all. It is a rights issue because women’s rights are human rights. Working with men and boys, transforming … Read More »

Comparison on Trickle-Down and Bottom-up Approach: Overview of Women’s Movement in Bangladesh

In South Asia, feminists distinguish political feminism from development feminism by delineating between the respective spaces within which feminist struggle against patriarchy takes place and where feminist activists locate themselves (Devika, … Read More »

Voice from the Front-line: ‘Periods don’t stop during for crisis’

In Satkhira, a local young feminist organisation is raising awareness and building community resilience to tackle the compounding effects of COVID-19 and cyclone Amphan. Satkhira is a coastal district in southwest … Read More »

GNB Bangladesh demands specific budget allocation for ending child marriage

Girls Not Brides (GNB) Bangladesh, a platform of 29 international, national, and grassroots organizations have demanded for a specific allocation in the 2020-21 FY National budget to eliminate child marriage as … Read More »

Gender Inequality in Bangladesh – a Youth-Led Research ( Gender Norms, Sexual Harassment, SRHR, Child Marriage)

11 young people from the Young Feminist Futures network (YFF) supported by ActionAid Bangladesh Global Platform planned and developed a research investigating the causes, effects, and possible solutions to gender inequality. … Read More »

Post Covid-19: Will the Girls Return to School?

“Did you know that many of the schools are already closed? Why don’t you seek the principal to close our school too? We are distressed!” was mentioning a parent just two … Read More »

Abortion by Choice: Will Bangladesh Reform its Colonial laws?

While going through a typical Facebook post last week, a woman posted a write-up showing her bitter experience in making her 5 year old son’s passport. She felt harassed and powerless … Read More »

Commonwealth Day: Young People urging the government for legal justice in Bangladesh through #Reform53 campagin

The Commonwealth is the home of 2.4 billion people and 60% of its population is under 30 years of age. Each of the youth living in the Commonwealth region is a … Read More »

Sexual abuse among boys: Patriarchal norms trigger the situation

Compared to adults, children are more vulnerable to sexual abuse. Their very little or no power of self-protection, less understanding about the forms of sexual abuse and less safety and security … Read More »

Bangladesh: Child Marriage Numbers Are Falling Very Slowly, when it will be ZERO?

Recently I was privileged to attend a day-long Knowledge Fair on SRHR hosted by the Share-Net Bangladesh Platform aimed to enable researchers, policymakers, practitioners, donors, change makers, students, and media to … Read More »