Author Archives: dpwriters

Budget 2011-12: The Long View

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece discusses trends over the government’s three budgets.

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The Good, the Bad and the Uncertain

Syeed Ahamed.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece evaluates the pros, cons and everything in between of the annual budget.

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Set the numbers free

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the BDnews24 on 22 June 2011.

This piece discusses the challenges faced by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.

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Of hippos and endangered indigenous denizens

Wasfia Nazreen

Published in BDnews24 on 21 June 2011.

This piece discusses displacements of humans and other species in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

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The poison of male violence

Naeem Mohaiemen.

Published in the Daily Star on 16 June 2011.

This piece discusses violence against women that pervades in our society.

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Disregarding the Jumma

Hana Shams Ahmed

Published in Himal on 15 June 2011.

This piece argues that the Bangladesh government’s continued failure to protect its indigenous peoples has forced them to seek international help.

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Whose face are we saving?

Asif Saleh

Published in BDNews24 on 15 June 2011.

This piece challenges the culture of silence when it comes to domestic violence.

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Understanding and Unbundling Gender Budgeting

Shahana Siddiqui and Kaniz Siddique

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 June 2011.

This piece explains gender budgeting and what it can do for women.

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Out of the Farm, Into the City: Structural change and economic development

Jyoti Rahman

Published in Forum on 5 June 2011.

This piece points to some things to think about in the lead up to the national budget.

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The Power of Television

Jyoti Rahman.

Published in the Forum on 8 May 2011.

This piece contemplates the good, bad and the inevitable of television.

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