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    Math education: what is going wrong

    Muhammad Rakibul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Fear of mathematics is something that most of us have to overcome and some are still haunted by the simplest idea of math. This phobia can be due to the approaches educational institutes of teaching mathematics across the globe. We invest a significant proportion of the time learning the instruments of math while not substantially developing a proper perception of what we are truly engaging in, where it comes from, or the purpose itself, argues Muhammad Rakibul Islam

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    News

    New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Campus News

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    Grammo: the feel of rural life

    Tahajjud Hossain Tauhid | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    A group of architecture major students from Daffodil University, while working on a project about designing community space in villages, visited two villages in Manikganj. During their four day stay, they have met young farmers practicing indigenous agricultural methods to produce organic crop. They have learnt about people’s lifestyle and relation to rural architecture, writes Tahajjud Hossain Tauhid; SK Md Rezwan and Bidyut behind lens

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    On the cricket world cup squad

    New Age Youth | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    In the context of Bangladesh, cricket is becoming less of a sports and emerging as more of an emotion. Even though, such devotion could often ignite nationalist ideas, but, love for the game and the national team is evident. Recently, Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced the squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup 2019. Students share their thoughts on the team with New Age Youth

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    Bubble dreams

    Yousra Mehrin | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Bubble dreams by Yousra Mehrin

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    Back to home

    Shafiul Islam Shaikot | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    At the end of the day, we all return to home; taken in Gaibandha.

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    The price of saying ‘no’

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    Victims of sexual harassments and stalking, particularly school students commit suicide or fall victim of further violence as legal system and society fails to protect them. Against all odds, Nusrat Jahan Rafi abandoned societal silence, she protested, she demanded justice. She refused to be a mere victim without a voice. Nusrat’s death exposes what happens when young women protest, writes Nasir Uz Zaman

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    Of protest and patriarchal denial

    Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    Ninety-four per cent women commuting in public transport in Bangladesh have experienced sexual harassment in verbal, physical and other forms, a study by development organisation BRAC has revealed. In this context, when young women started commuting wearing a t-shirt that says, ‘do not stand too close’, one would imagine society would support the peaceful protest. Instead, it met with violent misogynist responses. Is the problem about women wearing a t-shirt as a medium of protest, a piece of clothing that is considered vulgar or unacceptable for girls by many of our men and women? Or is indicating at the subtle way of touching a woman without consent the problem? asks, Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree

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