October, 2014

How much longer do we wait?

By the end of 2013, over half of the 3.7 million Bangladeshi women between 20 and 24 were married before they were 18 We have been talking about gender equality for decades, but even in 2014, women are subject to social, political, and economic inequalities that reinforce their [...]Read more

Don’t Blame It On Me

“You’re not allowed to leave the home after 8 p.m.” her father shouted the words at her. They hit her like a sharp blade. “But why?” she asked desperately, even though in her heart, she knew the answer. “Because you’re a girl and this city is unsafe for girls at night.” His [...]Read more

Parks

Parks are where butterflies flutter, flowers bloom, children play, runners sweat and elders take a stroll. Blue sky as a roof, green grass beneath, parks personify freedom. However what happens when in this space a girl child is gazed at, not for her innocence but for her raised [...]Read more
 

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