Monday, September 21, 2015



Afghan women are redrawing the media landscape in the deeply conservative country with the launch of

Why women have no opinions

Early a hundred years since women won the right to vote, their political and societal power is still only

The importance of family bonding time

Family bonding time is time the family spends together meaningfully. This is a designated time your family plans to

28, Female and Unmarried

A regular day at home starts with mother blaming father for not getting his daughter married. Cousins and friends

Are we subliminally drawn to violence?

Why do we watch social videos of beheadings, lynching, attacks, rapes and suicides which, unlike

Why men harass women in the street

You’re walking to work, planning what you’re going to have for lunch, when it happens:

Princess Diana tried to cut her wrists weeks after wedding

Diana was so unhappy in the few weeks after her fairy tale wedding with Prince

Say bye to gender bias

For a gender-sensitive society, reforms have to begin early -in the classroom Gender bias pervades all aspects of our

Is technology making people less sociable?

With the spread of mobile technology, it's become much easier for more people to maintain constant contact with their

Sexualized music videos only teach women how to sell out

WOMEN'S bodies sell. We all know that, but perhaps no industry understands this, and uses this knowledge to its

After gang-rape, Gurgaon woman traveled to hospital holding dead baby

On May 29, hours after her nine-month-old daughter was snatched from her

[WATCH] Mom with Alzheimer's learn daughter is pregnant

When Christine Stone found out she was pregnant with her first

The necessity of women's health education

When I, a young woman, enrolled in Women's Studies 220: Perspectives in Women's Health in the winter semester of

No country for the old?

When it was reported that Kanubhai Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, and his wife moved into an old age

It's time to make emotional abuse a crime

It's 5am and I can't sleep. A quiet dawn is bringing the color back to the world outside, but

Teens’ addiction to technology

Half of all teens say they feel addicted to their mobile devices. That's right, 50 percent of teens actually

Women and invisible work

The Aamir Khan film Dangal, now the highest grossing Indian film ever, is already much celebrated. In a State

They're not as unfortunate as you think

The idea of promising to spend one's entire life with another person is nothing short of daunting, but when

Stranger saved mom and her Kids

A Complete Stranger Saved This Mom and Her 4 Kids but Wanted 1 Major Thing in

Girl killed herself after she was attacked by her boyfriend.

Heartbreaking selfie shows the battered face of student, 18, who killed herself just days after she

Strict parenting can lead to poor school performance

Overly strict parenting can have a negative effect on adolescents’ performance in school, a new

Rumana Monzur graduates from UBC

Rumana Monzur, whose eyes were gouged out by her husband in Bangladesh,

Toddler found drinking milk from mother's dead body

This is the tragic moment a crying toddler desperately tries to drink

Traveling - left me speechless, then turned into a storyteller!

Coming from a traditional Bangladeshi family, where a girl traveling without a male companion is unthinkable, I got through

Are women better decision makers?

Recently, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York said that if we want to fix the gridlock in Congress, we

'New Directions in Humanities and Literary Studies'

The Department of English Language and Literature (DELL), Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU) organized an International Symposium

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