Voices from the field

Selfless till the End

Selfless till the End

Friendship Community Paralegal leaves a legacy of saving lives. by RAEED ABD-ALLAH CHOWDHURYMarch 14, 2021 In March 2020, when factories shut down overnight as the country went under lockdown to combat Covid-19, it cut millions of daily wage earners from their...

Empowered Heroes

Empowered Heroes

As Friendship continues its Friends and Heroes campaign highlighting everyday heroes who work silently at the frontlines of the global challenges that shape our world today, we’d like to introduce you to some of them: Ambition speaks for itself Dipti Rani had a lot of...

Faces of Friendship

Faces of Friendship

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted inequalities in our world today, where communities are left unaddressed due to lack of access to vital services, extreme poverty and vulnerability to the climate crisis. It has also shown our connectedness, highlighting the fact...

Silent Catastrophe

Silent Catastrophe

The terrors the Rohingya people fled are well known to the world. But in their new reality, many continue to suffer from psychosocial conditions. by MALIHA KHANMarch 12, 2020 Nurun Nahar must return home to her children. Half an hour stolen between feeding her family...

Josna Rani: A Queen in Her Own Right

Josna Rani: A Queen in Her Own Right

Rani, meaning queen in Bangla, lives up to her namesake. She was the oldest among her siblings in the remote village of Radhabalabh, 28 km from the nearest district town. At the age of 15, Josna Rani’s family married her off to a day labourer; being forced to do so...