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Pandemic makes women more vulnerable

2021-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021

No one expected such a devastating impact of COVID-19 on our lives and livelihoods. Neither could we take any preparation for the worst days. When...

Male domination key barrier to women entrepreneurship

2021-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021

Traditional mindset towards women and lack of access to finance are among the major barriers to going into capital intensive businesses like readymade garment (RMG)...

'Women in greater number now in challenging jobs'

2021-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021

The women are doing better as leaders in many challenging professions these days because of the change of attitude in bureaucracy and society as well,...

Gender diversity in workplace for equality and prosperity

2021-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021

A broader spectrum of research available investigating the co-relations between gender diversity in an organisation and it's impact on the long-term growth or performance of...

In search of a 50:50 world

2021-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021

Maria Howlader FCA, is the chairperson of Women Leadership Committee of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) - a forum of accounting professionals in the...

Pandemic has made women innovative

2021-03-08 00:00:00

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2021

Many people got frustrated during the lockdown enforced following the outbreak of Covid-19. This was because of uncertainty as none knew when this situation would...

Bancassurance: A SWOT analysis

2021-03-01 00:00:00

National Insurance Day 2021

Bancassurance, a bank and insurance partnership business model is expected to be launched this year as both the banking and insurance regulators have been working...

Insurance coverage needs to be expanded

2021-03-01 00:00:00

National Insurance Day 2021

Sheikh Kabir Hossain, president of the Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA), is hopeful about a faster recovery of the insurance sector during post-covid-19 period. In an...

Tapping potentials of insurance for UHC

2021-03-01 00:00:00

National Insurance Day 2021

Bangladesh Insurance Industry has unlimited possibilities for development and protection. The role of insurance in managing the risks in an economy is an important one...

Pandemic hits insurers hard

2021-03-01 00:00:00

National Insurance Day 2021

The ongoing pandemic has hit every sector, including the insurance, hard. The entire activities of insurance revolve around premium income. High premium income means high...

National Insurance Day marks 'great expectations'

2021-03-01 00:00:00

National Insurance Day 2021

Optimistically enough we are celebrating the 2nd National Insurance Day today. In order to reaffirm the purposes of insurance in our social and economic lifecycle,...

The need for a language policy

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

Language plays a crucial role in society, as it is not only a mode of communication but also a way of life. It also bears...

February 21, 1952 From prison

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

We spent all of 21st full of anxiety, worrying about what was happening. At night the guards on duty told us that there had been...

Language heroes and our nationhood

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

There are literally no nations in the world, the movement of whose people's struggle to save their mother tongue eventually turned into a national struggle...

Spirit of Language Movement on the wane

2021-02-21 12:00:00

Amar Ekushey Special

Financial Express: What are the long-term impacts of the language movement?Ahmad Rafique: There were two phases of the language movement. The first phase was in...

Bangabandhu was the Druid in our lives

2020-08-15 00:00:00

National Mourning Day 2020

In the pre-dawn hours of 15 August 1975, sinister darkness descended on Bangladesh. Conspiracy felled the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and...