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ED: To live with dignity

ED: To live with dignity

Editorial

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The most meaningful projects will be the ones that lift the standards of living for poor people

Slum residents to get modern home in...

Slum residents to get modern home in...

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 1 2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to distribute newly built flats to 533 families currently living...

Study: Half of Mumbai's slum residents...

Study: Half of Mumbai's slum residents...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 29 2020

Blood tests on 6,936 randomly selected people conducted by Mumbai's city authorities found that 57...

Lives of others

Lives of others

D2

Mon, Apr 6 2020

Covid-19 through the eyes of adolescent slum residents in Dhaka

A crisis brings out the best and worst...

A crisis brings out the best and worst...

Mahmudur Rahman

Fri, Apr 3 2020

We will see a rise in philanthropy, but also in predatory behaviour

Disability in the time of Covid-19

Disability in the time of Covid-19

Nation

Thu, Apr 2 2020

This is a difficult time for anyone, but a nightmare for persons with disability

Dhaka's slums in the dark about...

Dhaka's slums in the dark about...

Health

Sun, Mar 22 2020

Worryingly, a headcount in the slums showed 650,000 people living in the capital's 3,394 overcrowded...

Everybody needs a home

Everybody needs a home

Editorial

Sat, Feb 8 2020

As our economy ascends, so must the quality of life for all who call Bangladesh home

An alarming pattern

An alarming pattern

Editorial

Fri, Jan 24 2020

What we continue to fail to bring under control is the frequency with which such fires continue to ravage...

Mumbai slum-dwellers fear Dharavi...

Mumbai slum-dwellers fear Dharavi...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 21 2019

Indian authorities have asked a developer to tear down and rebuild Dharavi, a bustling settlement in...

No way to live

No way to live

Editorial

Mon, May 20 2019

It is time our development vision included a long-term, sustainable solution

Teaser released of crowdfunded film...

Teaser released of crowdfunded film...

D2

Thu, Oct 11 2018

Young filmmaker Juboraj Shamim wanted to make something that would say, “At the end of the day...

A problem to solve

A problem to solve

Special Supplement

Sun, May 20 2018

Community health solutions for women in urban slums

Slum residents are not ignorant

Slum residents are not ignorant

Mehnaz Abbasi Badhan

Sat, Feb 10 2018

How can we better manage disasters in slum areas?

No progress without homes for the...

No progress without homes for the...

Opinion

Mon, Jan 8 2018

There is no real development if the most marginisalised in our society continue to suffer

Minister: High-rise buildings to replace...

Minister: High-rise buildings to replace...

Dhaka

Sun, Jan 7 2018

The government is building 70,000-80,000 flats in Purbachal, and 14,500 flats more in Jhilmil residential...

An epiphany for Maria

An epiphany for Maria

Opinion

Sun, Dec 17 2017

The Maria Cristina Foundation is doing the good work for our children in the slums

Escaping Mother Nature’s wrath

Escaping Mother Nature’s wrath

ABM Mushfiq-uz-Zaman

Wed, Jul 26 2017

When it comes to flooding, it is the poor who suffer the most

A roof over one’s head

A roof over one’s head

Editorial

Fri, Jul 21 2017

It is of utmost importance to have good quality affordable housing

Chittagong authorities sever illegal...

Chittagong authorities sever illegal...

Nation

Wed, Mar 29 2017

The local administration issued warnings to residents after stationing a mobile court in the area

Slums are more expensive per square...

Slums are more expensive per square...

Dhaka

Sun, Mar 19 2017

'Around 44% of Dhaka's residents are poor and yet they are denied basic access to their rights,' architect...