Issue I August 1, 2001
Bangladeshi Women and
the Grameen Bank
[Photo: Aminur Rahman interviewing a Bangladeshi woman. An "elder
brother" (or educated person) in the village is often given the best seat
as a symbol of villagers' respect.]
Issue I July 1, 2001
to Knock 'Em Dead: Your First Day on the Job
salary conversations, and long lunches can get you started on
the wrong foot.
a difference a day makes, especially when it's your first day on
the job! Your first impression is apt to be a lasting one, so
it's wise to go in with a game plan.
Women and war
19th Issue I June 1, 2001
Lindsey is responsible for the ICRC's Project on Women and War. As a delegate
she carried out missions in many parts of the world. Prior to joining the ICRC,
she worked for the British Red Cross.
Widows in Development
Issue I May 1, 2001
Bangladesh is one of the very
poorest countries in the world. It is also a country where the
status of women is very low and that of widows is even lower.
Widows are the poorest of the poor and yet very little research
has been undertaken on their conditions
Issue I April 1, 2001
Voice of A Women in Islam
Many Muslims have adopted the
Judeo-Christian ethic which views women as the source of human
tragedy because of her alleged biblical role as the temptress who
seduced Adam into disobedience to his Lord. By tempting
her husband to eat the forbidden fruit, she not only defied
Allah, but caused humankind's expulsion from Paradise, thus
instigating all temporal human suffering.
War Rape Victims Demand Justice From Pakistan
Issue I March 1, 2001
In Bangladesh, hundreds of women have
demonstrated to demand that Pakistan apologise to victims of the 1971
Protest organisers claim the war killed three
million people, left one million crippled, and that at least 200-thousand
women were raped by Pakistani soldiers and their collaborators.
Issue I February 1, 2001
In the history of Freedom
Movement of Bangladesh the participation of women as some of the most
important players, is evident from all the historical writings. If one
goes back even further to the time of the 'colonial days', when we were
under the rule of the British there were a number of women who were
involved in daring acts such as, Pritilota Waddedar, Ila Mitra.
Issue I January 1, 2001
The Faces of Freedom
Rokeya was the
pioneer of women's freedom. After her Fazilatunesa, Ashalata Sen
many others followed her path. From their life we can know and learn their
work and glory.