Poverty drives Bangladeshi garment workers to toil amid strict lockdowns

… main exporting readymade garment (RMG) industry have been working without any risk incentives due to poverty, apparently resigned to their fate.

by · Tuesday, 6 July 2021 · Bangladesh, Turkey

Bangladesh ranked among top 3 countries for sustainable development

The 17 main global targets to achieve under the SDGs include no poverty; zero hunger; good health and wellbeing; quality education; gender equality; …

by · Wednesday, 16 June 2021 · Bangladesh, Turkey

How Bangladesh has changed

I saw poverty daily in the village where I lived, among my closest neighbors. It was primarily lack of food. Many poor families only ate one or two meals …

by · Wednesday, 31 March 2021 · Bangladesh, Philippines

50 years of Bangladesh: From empty coffers to hope, cheers

Poverty, hunger, natural disasters, famine, crumbling infrastructure, political turmoil, and coups in the first decade of Bangladesh’sinception did not …

by · Friday, 26 March 2021 · Bangladesh, Thailand

Bangladesh Growth Journey Since 1971

Millions still live below the poverty line; corruption is still available in our public institutions. Many rich people tend to avoid income tax. For the last few …

by · Sunday, 13 December 2020 · Bangladesh, Philippines

Economic misery looming large when the government is fading

The global economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 has hit Bangladesh’s economy hard and jeopardised the country’s achievement in poverty …

by · Monday, 2 November 2020 · Bangladesh, Philippines

65.6pc of aid gone to non-poor people: CPD

These districts belong to the Rangpur Division, the poorest region in Bangladesh in terms of poverty level. The survey also focused on the efficiency of …

by · Wednesday, 16 September 2020 · Bangladesh, Philippines

Pandemic pushes Bangladesh small businesses to the brink

Severe poverty is likely to rise to 14.9 percent, which was 10.1 percent at the beginning of the year. Those who were already poor before the coronavirus …

by · Saturday, 8 August 2020 · Bangladesh, Philippines

Child Marriage On The Rise In Pandemic

Among the causes of child marriage in Bangladesh are poverty, natural disasters, lack of access to education, social pressure, harassment and dowry.

by · Tuesday, 4 August 2020 · Bangladesh, Philippines

Nepal among countries to significantly reduce their multidimensional poverty level: Oxford study

The data released by the UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) showed that Nepal and Bangladesh reduced poverty …

by · Monday, 20 July 2020 · Bangladesh, Nepal