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    World Food Day and ethical practices in Bangladesh

    Tasbir Ul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    Tasbir Ul Islam marks World Food Day and argues that a multi-sector plan of action should be introduced coordinating the food, education, health, commerce, and finance ministry to provide basic education about food and nutrition to the entire population.

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    Student organisations demand fair compensation for Tazreen fire victims

    New Age Youth desk | Updated at 10:05pm on October 17, 2020

    Progressive students’ organisations held a rally on Saturday in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding fair compensation for the injured workers of Tazreen Fashions factory fire.

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    Cyclist groups protest against sexual violence

    New Age Youth desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2020

    Different cyclist groups brought out a bicycle procession in Narayanganj city on Thursday against rape, sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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    Students protest at sexual crime

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2020

    Countrywide protests erupted last week following a string of rape and sexual crimes. Students and activists have gathered at Shahbagh, Dhaka with demands of strict legal measures for rapists, re-evaluating social discourses about women and criminalising local arbitration settling rape incidents. Netizens, on the one hand, asking for increased punishments for the perpetrators, and on the other hand, demanding equilibrium of social power distribution among men and women, writes Nahid Riyasad

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    Hanif Bangladeshi: a walk for justice

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2020

    Hanif Bangladeshi is involved in different campaigns, protests and movements sometimes with a group but mostly alone. On September 11, he began a march from Dhaka towards Kurigram district demanding an end of the border killings carrying a symbolic corpse. During an interview with Nasir Uz Zaman for New Age Youth, Hanif talks about his protests

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    Thappad: question against patriarchal norms

    Md Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2020

    Thappad is a drama film directed by Anubhav Sinha, released in 2020. Md Talebur Islam Rupom reviews the film

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    A legal review on ‘tarnishing the country’s image’

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2020

    It is ironic and regretful at the same time that how we are incapable to come forward to help our expatriate workers who are exploited, cheated, beaten, tortured, thrown out of jobs, or never given the job that was promised or at the level of pay promised in overseas. Instead, the law enforcement agencies tend to harass them when they return to their soil after indescribable hardship. Nafiul Alam Shupto writes about the arrests and detention of 81 Bangladeshi migrant workers in September after they arrived in Bangladesh from Vietnam having been trafficked

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    Cricket tournament ends in Narayanganj

    YOUTH DESK | Updated at 04:08pm on October 11, 2020

    Mission Para Sports Club bagged the title of Alhaj Abdul Jalil Memorial Cricket Tournament 2020 on Saturday. The final match was held at the Kashipur...