#Bangladesh

  • Article: The Daily Mail and the Times Shamed RNLI’s Lifesaving Global Work — and It Sparked a Wave of Support

    The Daily Mail and the Times Shamed RNLI’s Lifesaving Global Work — and It Sparked a Wave of Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 16, 2019

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution works to protect children globally, as well as in the UK. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    Aug. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women will now simply have to choose from unmarried, widowed, or divorced — as will men. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Aug. 27, 2019

    Every two seconds, a girl gets married. Read more

  • Article: A Corner of the World's Largest Refugee Camp Pops Up in London Shopping Mall

    A Corner of the World's Largest Refugee Camp Pops Up in London Shopping Mall

    Aug. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It allows shoppers to see what life is like for people who have fled Myanmar. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Is Seeing Its Biggest Dengue Fever Outbreak in Recorded History

    Bangladesh Is Seeing Its Biggest Dengue Fever Outbreak in Recorded History

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 30, 2019

    More than 13,600 people have been diagnosed in the country since the beginning of the year. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Tries New Aid Approach: Giving Flood-Hit Families Cash Up Front

    Bangladesh Tries New Aid Approach: Giving Flood-Hit Families Cash Up Front

    July 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 3 million people are struggling with the impacts of the floods. Read more

  • Article: Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    July 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The bags break down after being buried in soil for three months and can be recycled. Read more

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

    Dozens Dead as Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    Tens of thousands have been displaced. Read more