Sexuality and Society: Rethinking the Role of ‘Virginity’ in Our Lives

The idea of “virginity” endures as a social construct with enduring ramifications in a world where friends, family, lovers, and even medical professionals seem to retain an oddly intrusive obsession with … Read More »

Navigating Period Poverty: Empowering Women’s Menstrual Health in Bangladesh

The lack of education and awareness on menstrual health management (MHM) is a significant issue in Bangladesh, with only six percent of schools providing MHM education. This lack of information leads … Read More »

Challenging the Norms: Breaking the Silence’s Quest to End Child Sexual Abuse

A group of people were shocked by the hush around child sexual abuse 29 years ago. In 1996, they founded “Breaking the Silence” (BTS) in the hopes that debates and other … Read More »

The Power of AI: Revolutionizing the Fight Against Sexual Harassment

The issue of sexual harassment and assault remains a significant concern for women worldwide, with statistics showing that one in three women faces some form of sexual assault in their lifetime. … Read More »

Unveiling SRHR: Embracing Rights and Realities of the Adolescents of Bangladesh

No matter one’s age, gender, color, or other characteristics, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) embodies the fundamental right to control one’s sexual and reproductive aspects. Due to their lack of knowledge … Read More »

Tears of the Flowers: Inside the World of Dhaka’s Sex Workers

In the bustling city of Dhaka, lies a hidden world where women and girls are lured into a life of sex work under false pretences. Brokers, claiming to offer job opportunities, … Read More »

Desperation and Dilemma: A Nebraska Teen’s Harrowing Abortion Journey

In Nebraska, a tragic case has emerged that highlights the complexities and challenges of abortion rights in the post-Roe v. Wade era. Celeste Burgess, a 19-year-old Nebraska teenager, found herself at … Read More »

From Paris to Dhaka: Feminist Diplomacy is Paving the Way for Equality

France’s pursuit of a “feminist diplomacy” is commendable, showcasing its commitment to promoting gender equality and women’s rights on the world stage. With women occupying significant ministerial positions, including a female … Read More »

Behind the Golden Arches: Unmasking McDonald’s Culture of Abuse

In the shadows of golden arches and cheerful slogans lies a distressing reality that has come to light. Allegations of sexual assault, harassment, racism, and bullying have surfaced, implicating more than … Read More »

Rethinking Our Population Anxiety: Harnessing the Power of Gender Equality

The release of the State of the World Population Report 2023 by UNFPA Bangladesh has ignited discussions surrounding the global population milestone of 8 billion, urging us to question whether it … Read More »