Bangladesh

Bangladesh (, Bengali: বাংলাদেশ, pronounced [ˈbaŋlaˌdeʃ] (listen)), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 165 million people. In terms of landmass, Bangladesh ranks 92nd, spanning 148,460 square kilometres (57,320 sq mi), making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the west, north, and east, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south. It is narrowly separated from Nepal and Bhutan by the Siliguri Corridor, and from China …

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PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 16 January 2024 English

‘Them belly Full (but we hungry)’: Food rights struggles in Bangladesh, India, Kenya and Mozambique

Full (but we hungry)’: Food rights struggles in Bangladesh, India, Kenya and Mozambique


1 January 2024

three-wheeled passenger vehicle that is pulled by one person. It is a recognized feature of Dhaka and Bangladesh as a whole. Traditionally made by hand by a small group of craftsmen, almost every part of a rickshaw


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 January 2024 English

Since the year 2020, the five richest men in the world have doubled their fortunes. During the same period, almost five billion people have become poorer. Published by Oxfam International, …

demand an increase in minimum wages in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 31 October 2023. Photo by Kazi Salahuddin non- government, women-headed organization in Bangladesh. Working since 1991, we are still marching on equality. The minimum wage for garment workers in Bangladesh has remained unchanged since 2019 at Tk. 8,000 of the forum and has held dialogues with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers Export Association (BGMEA) exploit women in Global South countries such as Bangladesh. The garments they sew during long hours in


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 28 November 2023 English

This report published on November 28, 2023, by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and magazine Down to Earth (DTE), sheds light on extreme weather patterns in India. It …

states. These humid heatwaves over India and Bangladesh during April were made 30 times more likely heatwave events are expected to affect India and Bangladesh once every five years and would have a heat index made the April 2023 heat wave across India and Bangladesh 30 times more likely ” Extreme humid heat in


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 November 2023 English

First History Lessons is a series of books published by the Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata (IDSK). Aiming to simplify and explain important ideas of history, the series has been …

have picked a small region of eastern India and Bangladesh. We will look back at fragments of history around Bengal and Assam in India, while the rest is in Bangladesh. The rivers in the Bengal Delta don’t follow Padma belonged to East Pakistan then and is in Bangladesh now, while the Bhagirathi-Hooghly is in India controlled Tibet, some in India, and the rest in Bangladesh. It flows eastwards in the westernmost part name of the Brahmaputra. And after it enters Bangladesh, it is known as the Jomuna. The Jomuna flows


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 November 2023 English

professor at Ashoka University, Haryana.This book focusses on the regions of eastern India and Bangladesh and delves into how the natural world affects war, what constitutes warring for one’s rights and

two phases. And our neighbouring country of Bangladesh was formed after a liberation war in 1971. We have chosen the region of eastern India and Bangladesh in this book. From the history of wars during Tripura, in present-day Bangladesh. Not that there was a country named Bangladesh when the war began. The between the two countries. The war for independent Bangladesh is known in history as the Mukti Juddho, the Pakistan to establish the independent country of Bangladesh. The leaders from West Pakistan saw no other


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 November 2023 English

First History Lessons is a series of books published by the Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata (IDSK). Aiming to simplify and explain important ideas of history, the series has been …

for jute cultivation. From East Bengal (today’s Bangladesh) and Assam, the jute used to reach Calcutta Rangpur is in Bangladesh today, but back then the country was quite different. Bangladesh obviously did neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh. And besides the Indian subcontinent, there are subcontinent: The area comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 August 2023 English

Grierson's survey conducted when the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and present-day Bangladesh were part of the same Bengal Presidency province.The document is divided into 14 main chapters

Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and present-day Bangladesh were part of the same Province called The Bengal


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 20 June 2023 English

This report was published by the World Economic Forum, Switzerland, on June 20, 2023. The Global Gender Gap Report was first published in 2006 and this 2023 edition is the …

populous countries such as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Along with Bhutan, these are the countries more in their scores since the last edition. Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka are the best-performing █ +0.030 +37 58 Panama 0.724 █ -0.019 -18 59 Bangladesh 0.722 █ +0.008 +12 60 Poland 0.722 █ +0.012 +17 Finland (70%), Germany (63.4%), Nicaragua (62.6%), Bangladesh (55.2%), Mozambique (54.2%), Rwanda (54.1%) Vanuatu (0.6%) and Afghanistan (0%). Iceland and Bangladesh are the only countries where women have held


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 12 June 2023 English

The Human Development Report Office of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) published this report on June 12, 2023. This is the second report in the series; the first was …

When Grameen Bank pioneered microfinance in Bangladesh, part of its pro- poor aspiration was to support “Rural Credit Programs and Women’s Empowerment in Bangladesh.” World Development 24(4): 635–653. Hinchliffe 2010–2014 98.70 92.38 1.30 83.98 30.24 90.90 70.06 Bangladesh 2017–2022 99.37 91.67 0.63 68.84 44.46 88.07


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