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Developing youth and sustainable migration

Developing youth and sustainable migration

As the distribution of wealth in this world is highly imbalanced, people from economically impoverished regions often migrate as low-skilled workers to more affluent countries. Following this, nearly 10 million Bangladeshis, mostly young people, are working abroad contributing a huge share in our economy. In order to groom them according to their job requirements, Bangladesh government has a separate ministry. […]

June 3, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Living the mommy life

Living the mommy life

It is hard for a girl to grow up to be independent in our society. More often than not, freedom of choice is an unaffordable luxury for women. Conventional notions towards the need of girls being married off early, general disinterest in girls having a career of their own, have always put up significant restrictions against their dreams coming true. […]

May 27, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Be your own superhero

Be your own superhero

We live in a society where an individual’s every action, decision and feeling are judged by other people. With the advancement of social media, this judging and comparing game has gone way too far. An individual, after being judged for trifle matters, often feels downgraded. This could happen alternatively. Riasat Raihan writes about the significance of self-respect, importance of following […]

May 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Dark side of booming restaurant culture in Dhaka

Dark side of booming restaurant culture in Dhaka

Restaurants are mushrooming around the Dhaka city scenario at lightning speed. Even a decade ago, we had very limited number of restaurants to go and enjoy a decent meal. Now, there are hundreds if not thousand. However delicious their foods are, we cannot brush aside the health effects of such dining habit. Zaara Zareen explores different aspects of the changed […]

May 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Suicide: a different perspective

Suicide: a different perspective

Suicide is considered as sin, irrespective of region, culture and religion. Killing own-self means the society, the family and the overall system are losing a productive person – which is not allowed. We are not permitted to kill ourselves because we do not own our lives. And why, above all, taking your own-life is considered cowardice? Nahid Riyasad illuminates a […]

May 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Legality of student politics

Legality of student politics

Student politics in Bangladesh had a glorious past, however, that scenario has drastically changed with the entrance to the democratic era. Ordinary people now have a tendency to look down on student politics given allegations of its involvement with crimes and violence. Nafiz Ahmed talks about legality and other aspects of student politics.      The social media got into […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
What did we so earnestly reform?

What did we so earnestly reform?

Bangladeshi tertiary level students have been asking for long to reform the quota system in civil service. With government’s indifference, students’ outbursts formed a country wide protest. At the protest’s pick, a questionable decision from the prime minister ended the uprising. Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree discusses different aspects of the protest.        LET us get one thing straight. The students’ […]

April 22, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Increasing trend of suicide among youths

Increasing trend of suicide among youths

Suicidal tendencies are rising at an alarming rate in Bangladesh. Students, women and youths, battling with different kinds of pressures and expectations from the society often fallen prey to this loophole. Modernisation of the society and complexities created by these changes are some of the major reasons behind this. Minhazur Rahman Rezvi scrutinises different aspects of suicide and shows inside […]

April 8, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Introvert diaries

Introvert diaries

We, human beings, are designed to function socially. However, that does not mean that every one of us is able to handle the intricacies of complex and meticulous social interactions. Those who are not comfortable with it are introverts, who are not very comfortable to open up themselves in front of a crowd. Zaara Zareen shares her experience of being […]

April 1, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Gender discrimination in economic sector

Gender discrimination in economic sector

Men and women, even if they work the same, women have to be paid less. If the payment issue is solved, people shall raise questions about a woman’s qualifications, their integrity to family responsibilities, their way of riding up the ladder! Nasrin Humayra sheds light on the issue from her personal observations. Earlier this month, we have celebrated International Women’s […]

March 25, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak