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Walls with a message

Walls with a message

Gender complexities, puberty, overridden parental decisions, domestic violence, sexual harassment, racism, discrimination because of autism and ragging; feeling uncomfortable…

June 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
The priceless project

The priceless project

It is hard to imagine the life and struggles of the unfortunate people who do not have the gift of sight. To them the outer world is a mysterious place…

June 21, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Dodge the traffic jam

Dodge the traffic jam

This is not a story about a company or a start-up; it is about a person having a simple idea and materialising it by building a community around it with a view to reducing the seemingly endless suffering of people due to traffic congestion. ‘rastaRObosta’, a mobile application related to traffic update of the roads of Dhaka city was launched on June 7…

June 14, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Circle of confidantes

Circle of confidantes

Even though there has been an increase in the participation of women in certain areas in Bangladesh, there seems to be a notable tendency to stifle the potential of women and halting the contributions they can make to the community…

June 7, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Creating your own protection

Creating your own protection

Amid repeated incidents of violence and sexual assault in public, some people fear that safety for women moving out on the streets by themselves has become more concerning than ever…

May 31, 2015 · 3 comments · Initiative
Making the most with camera

Making the most with camera

Renowned British photographer Martin Parr says, ‘Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work…

May 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Batting for passion

Batting for passion

Improving your batting skills have never been as simpler and easier until you have experienced rounds of balls fired from a bowling machine with the precision of line and length that even a bowler finds difficult to maintain. The machine gives you a test of stamina to play at a stretch of as many overs as you wish…

May 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
Paving way for female programmers

Paving way for female programmers

Even though computer science is quite a substantial field of study, the sad truth is that a very small percentage of girls pursue the subject and even fewer decide to take up jobs in this sector in Bangladesh…

May 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
No distance too far

No distance too far

No dream is impossible if one is willing to go the distance. Shariful Islam Heron and Baharul Islam took their chance and embarked upon an unforgettable journey four months back…

May 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative
House of prodigies

House of prodigies

The first session of TEDx Dhaka 2014 witnessed a revolution taking place. Two tech savvy juveniles amazed the audience and tech enthusiasts by showing their knowledge and skills on Java, Arduino, and Raspberry-Pie. Abrar Zawad and Safwan Rahman…

April 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Initiative