Faria Rashid

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    Women’s freedom is still an audacious dream

    by Faria Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2021

    IN THE 50th year of independence of Bangladesh, the progress in terms of true gender equality is uneven. For centuries, women have been imprisoned in...

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    The women I lean on

    by Faria Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2021

    AS MAYA Angelou’s famous words remind us, ‘I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will...

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    Locked up by lingo

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 02:08am on February 21, 2021

    DALE Spender rightly said, ‘It is language which determines the limit of our world, which constructs our reality’. Language, as a vital component of our...

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    The hummingbird and the hibiscus

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2021

    by Faria Rashid The hummingbird seeks the hibiscus. The hibiscus that is red, rare, and precious! Blooming in all its glory and nurtures the hummingbird....

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    The Nosy Landlord

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    This is a tale of a nosy landlord. Who pokes his nose in all your businesses, over and over again. From the time you started...

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    Here, I never feel at home

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 04:30pm on November 17, 2020

    Dhaka — a city that never made me feel home — neither as a little girl nor as a full-grown woman. It’s dangerously unsafe, where...

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    All empowered with nowhere to go

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    ADVOCATING for the rights of women is a dream job that pushes many young women like me to spend years acquiring the academic and professional...