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Women in the information society

04/25/2007 | Panos London

Many policy-makers believe ICTs can help women overcome dependence on men by providing employment. Here a Panos London editor offers ideas of how to develop a story around the topic of women in information society.

Men welcome

03/30/2007 | Moslem Uddin Ahmed

Men have been sidelined from sexual and reproductive health services for decades. Is it time for them to take a more active role?

Moyeen Khan: a rebel with a cause

10/18/2006 | Moslem Uddin Ahmed

He publicly trounced Bangladesh's strategy to reduce poverty before several top officials who helped draw it up. Now Bangladesh's controversial government minister Dr Moyeen Khan explains why.

World Bank’s vice president for South Asia replies to PRSP critics

10/18/2006 | Praful Patel

Responding to the World Bank's vice president for South Asia, Praful Patel, argues that the World Bank and Bangladesh are development partners – but that Bangladesh owns its anti-poverty plan.

Shrimping and saving

02/16/2006 | Panos London

In Bangladesh shrimps are a major export earner. But the sector has been fraught with controversy, including consumer safety standards negotiated at the World Trade Organisation. Qudrate e Moula reports.

How Bangladesh plans to end hunger

05/03/2004 | Mostafa Kamal Majumder

Bangladesh is self-sufficient in cereal production, yet millions go hungry. Now the government wants small farmers to grow high yielding varieties of rice alongside other food crops.

When garments catch fire

09/01/2003 | Panos London

Working conditions are still appalling for the women working in Dhaka's garment factories, making chain store clothes for the West. Pratap Chatterjee reports. 

Praful Patel

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

Mostafa Kamal Majumder

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

Mostafa Kamal Majumder is Executive Editor of The New Nation newspaper in Dhaka.

Siraj Shahjahan

01/01/2001 | Panos London

Siraj is an online journalist, publisher and lecturer at the University of Liberal Arts in Dhaka.

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