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An anonymous youth icon

An anonymous youth icon

Sexual harassments have remained the big elephant in the room. Numbers of such incidents are rising, authorities remain indifferent, and perpetrators receive next to no verdict. On the face of this, fortunately, Bangladeshi youth, though scattered, are forming protests and making the law enforcement to act accordingly. New Age Youth covers one such incident.     ON THE last week of […]

May 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
‘Nearly everyone is complacent’

‘Nearly everyone is complacent’

A CONVERSATION WITH WALID ASHRAF A Dhaka University student, Walid Ashraf was on hunger strike for two weeks from November 25 demanding immediate student union election in his campus. His conviction and determination has shaken the system and the students at large who otherwise chose to remain silent. Talking to him, Istiaque Ahmed Nahian writes about his political analysis of […]

December 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
The journey of a tattoo artist

The journey of a tattoo artist

Even a decade ago, there were no places in Bangladesh to get a tattoo, let alone a good one. Answering to the growing demand among the youth, several talented artists have chosen tattoo art as a livelihood. Among them, Saidur Rahman is one of the earliest and respected tattoo artists of Bangladesh. In an interview with Noor al Huda, he […]

November 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Centre for Bangladesh Studies – Voice of Peace

Centre for Bangladesh Studies – Voice of Peace

ICAN– International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapon has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize-2017. An organisation, largely run by youth volunteers, Center for Bangladesh Studies as a campaign partner to ICAN also has some claim to this global recognition. New Age Youth talks to their volunteers-Zakaria Hossain Onimesh and Muhaimen Layes – about their political goal and commitment to abolish […]

October 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Habiba Nowrose’s ‘Concealed’

Habiba Nowrose’s ‘Concealed’

Habiba Nowrose, a photographer and artist talks about her latest exhibition with New Age Youth. The exhibition titled Concealed just ended at Kala Kendra, Dhaka. Every human being carries around several identities, most of them are determined by a number of factors including race, gender, religion etc.. With her love of pattern on fabric and keen interest in identities, Habiba […]

September 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Sina Hasan’s songs of independent spirit

Sina Hasan’s songs of independent spirit

Sina Hasan’s album Last Bench (2017) proved that it is not always political processions and rallies, with your songs too you can talk back to power, writes Akramul Momen. Sina Hasan’s first album ‘Last Bench’ was released earlier in March this year. It was released by the artist’s own initiative. He chose to release it himself without involving any audio […]

August 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Shamdanee Tabriz, a young entrepreneur’s journey

Shamdanee Tabriz, a young entrepreneur’s journey

When most business students aspire to become a top executive of a multinational company, Shamdanee Tabriz took the risk and become a successful entrepreneur at a very young age. Maureen Nawer writes about his journey       We all dream. But how many of us actually have the guts to pursue the dream we have? Because we are slaves […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Brave heart dancer of our time

Brave heart dancer of our time

Divinity has no gender circumscription. With this spirit ecstatic dancer, with a kin interest in arts journalism Akramul Momen personates the character of Iravan who has been highlighted as hermaphrodite god in South Indian version of Mahabharata in the dance drama Iravanatyam. Shoeb Karim talks to dancer Akramul Momen and writes about his unique journey

June 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
The journey of guitarist turned actor

The journey of guitarist turned actor

At this moment, Tawsif Mahbub is one of the most popular actors among the young. But how much do we know about him? Maureen Nawer decided to interview and write about the lesser known facts of Tawsif Mahbub’s life and his stairway to success.

June 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
A young passionate conservationist leader!

A young passionate conservationist leader!

Shahriar Caeser Rahman is working as co-founder and the CEO of the Creative Conservation Alliance in Bangladesh. For his great contribution towards conservation of Biodiversity, he has received the Future for Nature 2017 award. Riasat Raihan writes about this passionate wildlife lover and his journey as a conservationist.

May 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon