Community Empowerment

November 12, 2017
BLOG General

A pioneer in public health policy wins US Medical Award of Excellence

Dr Mushtaque Chowdhury, our vice chairperson and advisor to the chairperson and founder of BRAC, was honoured with the Medical Award of Excellence on 11 November.
October 31, 2017

Of dignity and dream homes: Transforming a slum in 3 steps

In the light of World Cities Day, we explore a frugal home-grown solution for communities living in urban poverty - a community-led process of building affordable homes that started in the heart of Jhenaidha of south-western Bangladesh.
November 26, 2015

Violence against women and girls: How long are we to remain silent?

Two out of three Bangladeshi women are forced to deal with some form of violence during their lifetime. This can be domestic violence, rape, acid attacks, trafficking or sexual harassment, these being the most prominent forms. If you are a woman, chances are you, or someone you know have already faced harassment or some other form of violence.