Sorry, girls’ schools do not boost equality across society
Claudia Hooper, Writer who attended a co-educational school/The Age Reading claims that to achieve gender equality, we need more single-sex schools is incredibly disheartening. Ignoring the bias from girls' schools industry advocates, what really gets me is the overuse of ...বিস্তারিত
Mothers of children, did you know?
Vimbai Zabe Rejoice, Zimbabwean health worker/ Seven Billion Today In Zimbabwe, to be a working woman is tough. It feels like the whole world is against you. Life here is a struggle, but at least we have the human joy of falling pregnant and bringing a new life into the w ...বিস্তারিত
Defence and monopoly
Tim Steel writes for DOT : The many nations, today, in the international armaments business, would probably identify, closely, with the defence of such a monopoly made at the end of the 18th century, by the Company in possession of one of the most valuable. The East Indi ...বিস্তারিত
Whose Me Too Is It?
Pratiti Shirin writes for DOT : Recently, the Bangladeshi media was taken by storm when Maksuda Akhter Prioty, Ms. Ireland 2014, opened her mouth about a powerful industrialist sexually harassing her. It opened up the floodgate for other Me Too confessions in Bangladesh, t ...বিস্তারিত
Sexual abuse of children: Many causes, many sufferings
Daily Our Time is presenting below two case studies of sexual abuse of children. Both the cases portray a still persisting harsh image of our society. It describes how rural girls, who have not reached even their teen; have been cheated and sexually abused by their so called ...বিস্তারিত
Me too to We too?
Afsan Chowdhury writes for DOT : While the “Me Too” movement has slowed down a bit in the West where it began due to several reasons including social pressure and power politics, it has gained steam in the East particularly India. It has also crossed borders and is no ...বিস্তারিত
Gandhi of the Middle East
Carolina Landsmann/Haaretz Winston Churchill, apparently, is evoked only when Netanyahu wants to persuade other countries to go to war for us, for example in Iraq or Iran. For avoiding war with Hamas, he recruits Gandhi No leader is a greater dissembler than Netanyahu. ...বিস্তারিত
Malaysia and Indonesia are bucking the global trend on democracy
Max Walden, Journalist focused on Southeast Asia and a PhD candidate at Melbourne Law School/Aljazeera Across the world, democracy is in retreat, but that's not the case in Southeast Asia's two biggest Muslim countries. In October, Latin America's most populous nation, ...বিস্তারিত
Prince William Says Social Media Makes Us Feel Lonely. Here’s What We Can Do About It
Rebecca Muller & Nora Battelle/Thrive Global In a powerful speech at the BBC Broadcasting House with Kate Middleton, Prince William spoke about the effects technology can have on our mental health, and how we can set our own boundaries accordingly. If you’ve ever ...বিস্তারিত
Smash the Taboo of Loosing Dignity by Disclosure
Sabiha Fatima, Early childhood professional, Victoria, Australia,(Former media worker of Bangladesh) It is enough to just letting it go, holding our scary disgusting feelings only to ourselves, pretending to live a regular life with the fear of getting judged by others or ...বিস্তারিত