Editorial/Opinion

Kicking the Carbon Habit

Kicking the Carbon Habit

We are addicted to unsustainable behaviour. Ridding ourselves will hurt. But if we don’t, the future of our children will be endless pain in an unliveable world. by RUNA KHANNovember 28, 2021 If you’re out after midnight on the streets of Dhaka city, you might...

Empowered and Equal

Empowered and Equal

by RUNA KHANMarch 14, 2021 Empowered women are all around us. If we just look beyond the narrow, domestic role that even today, most societies assign us, we find that every woman has within her, incredible dignity, courage and resilience in the face of adversity. For...

Everybody Needs Friends and Heroes

Everybody Needs Friends and Heroes

It was in March 2019, exactly a year before the Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh and all around the world, whilst travelling with us in the climate impacted and remote communities on the river islands of Northern Bangladesh, that global brand advisor Shubhankar Ray was...

Crisis Fatigue

Crisis Fatigue

by Runa Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Friendship The blessing that gives Bangladesh its natural abundance also leaves it vulnerable to nature’s more destructive forces. Bangladesh is formed at the mouth of two of the largest rivers of the world: the...