June 23, 2019

New opportunities in the face of new challenges in Cox’s Bazar

Innovation is often associated with the newest technology or the latest app. But it also can be seen in the fresh application of a tried-and-true strategy – just in a new context.
June 21, 2019

Passing the Microphone to the Rohingya

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June 20, 2019

What does a classroom mean to you?

This #WorldRefugeeDay, our hope is to see every child being able to build their future in a classroom, no matter how far away they are from their homes.
June 16, 2019
BLOG General

Reflections on paternity leave on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, we want to honour and thank fathers from all over the world for their active contributions in the lives of their children.
 
 
EDITOR'S PICKS
March 28, 2019

Finding hope in bright colours in a Rohingya refugee camp

I found myself on a long-anticipated journey in 2019. With a black suitcase, a bright pink vest and many questions, an American-Bengali high school girl was heading for the site of an immense international collaboration.
March 27, 2019

Human trafficking and our failures: Is there a way out?

Bangladesh country is in Tier 2 Watch List in the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report of the US Department of State.
March 12, 2019

Violence against women: Is physical abuse the only form?

Findings show large proportion of young people are unclear about what constitutes violence.
March 11, 2019

The start-up stories you do not hear about

Our search for business inspiration often starts and ends in million-dollar companies, glossy tech start-ups and management books. We often do not know the stories behind the labels closest to us. Behind-the-label narratives are not only found in huge export-oriented ready-made garments factories, but on the streets around us.
February 13, 2019

From metro rail to national ports: A win for people with disabilities

BRAC has been working towards ensuring accessibility for people with disabilities in Bangladesh’s transport and infrastructure. The six-month intervention has finally come into fruition.
February 3, 2019

Can play save a displaced generation?

Little colourful sanctuaries, shaded by bamboo verandahs, and walls covered in handpainted flowers. 30 tiny children under six years of age laughing, playing, tumbling over each other. The bells of the tambourine, the chanting of tiny voices singing songs. These are Humanitarian Play Labs in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.