Category Archives: Women

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Shahana Siddiqui

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece argues that the case of Rumana Monzur and others will simply fade in and out of newspaper headlines and civil society interest.

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Rumanas, and Why they Stay

Hana Shams Ahmed.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece argues that we are all accomplices to the violence carried out against women in our society.

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The Economics of Our Loins

Farah Mehreen Ahmad

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece¬†examines the issue of women’s bodies as sites of violence.

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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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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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Fighting sexual harassment head-on

Hana Shams Ahmed.

Published in Daily Star 20th anniversary edition on 4 April 2011.

This piece discusses the most effective ways to tackle sexual harassment.

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Women in the CHT: The Violent Hills

Hana Shams Ahmed

Published in Forum on 5 March 2011.

This piece argues that women in the Chittagong Hill Tracts struggle to survive as quadruple minorities.

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Baronesses of the Fourth Exile

Farah Mehreen Ahmed

Published in Eclectica in October 2010.

This piece is about the intellectual legacies of Taslima Nasreen, a dissident feminist.

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Sexual harassment and our morals police

by Hana Shams Ahmed.

Published in the Daily Star on 25 February 2010.

This piece discusses paternalistic hypocrisies of our society in the wake of a recent Bangla movie.

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