• Sunday, October 26, 2014

Star People

Published Date: October 25, 2014
Spot the Real Culprit

Spot the Real Culprit

The recent tiger attack at the National Zoological Park in Delhi brings back gruesome memories of a similar attack that occurred at Dhaka Zoo on 18, November 1997, when a 9-year-old boy was dragged into a cage and brutally killed by a Royal Bengal tiger. It also brings to mind, concerns about the...

Published Date: October 25, 2014
A Fresh Take

A Fresh Take

Shuchi Karim talks about change and aspirations. She explores through her academic research work, teaching and activism. Karim has recently completed her PhD from International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Hague, The Netherlands. She currently works as a researcher and advisor at Institute of Educational Development (IED), BRAC University. At IED, she has developed a low cost secondary school model, where aspects of gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and psychosocial counseling are combined as integral parts of development of adolescents' lives. She also teaches Feminist Theory at BRAC University. As a researcher, she writes about how gender and sexuality is practiced in...

Published Date: October 25, 2014
Living the Alternative Way

Living the Alternative Way

Ever wonder why our grandparents lived longer, stronger and healthier? Researchers talk about the abundance of organic food, the fresh air and also the outdoor activities that had become a part of daily lives and so much more. "Being healthy used to be a lifestyle," says Rafi Hossain. "It wasn't a choice that...