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It’s hard to believe that in 2017 it is legal to rape a woman and face no charge. But sadly, it’s true.In many countries across the world, men can be ‘let off’ a rape charge if they marry their...
Since joining with ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) in 2014, I am working on developing the Handloom business as well as handloom sector in Bangladesh. At the time of working with the sector, I gathered a...

Dhaka, ActionAid Bangladesh, Today Shonali Khatun, 14, challenged perceptions of beauty as she strutted down the runway at a hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Tuesday. A smiling Shonali opened the show ‘Beauty Redefined’, organized by ActionAid Bangladesh, to applause in a dress designed by famed fashion designer and model Bibi Russell.

The first female Town Chief of Yangayah Town, Gbarma district, Gbarpolu County. Ma Zoe is a girls’ education advocate and a member of the Mother’s club in Yangayah town established by ActionAid in...
The Report, Next Generation 2015 and Beyond, was jointly commissioned by ActionAid Bangladesh, British Council and the University of Liberal Arts of Bangladesh and jointly authored by...