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Bangladesh

Inclusiveness

Prioritizing Women’s Economic Security in Southeast Asia

Thursday, September 23, 2021

This is especially pertinent in this time of economic hardship for many women in the region.

Covid-19

The Most Vulnerable: The Pandemic’s Impact on Bangladesh’s Garment Workers

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Workers are left at the mercy of employers, who laid off an estimated 10 percent of the workforce.

Belt and Road

Risk and Opportunity: Bangladesh Ponders China and the Belt and Road Initiative

Thursday, May 13, 2021

As the government considers Beijing’s overtures, it should take steps to maximize the benefits of participating in China’s signature foreign-policy initiative.

Population & Society

Covid-19, Digital Technology and Ensuring Decent Work for Labor Migrants in Asia

Thursday, February 18, 2021

The economic downturn has prompted large-scale layoffs and deportations, and the unprecedented wave of returnees will have dramatic implications for national development.

Covid-19

Covid-19 and the Rohingya Refugees: Devotion, Disinformation and Disease

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh already face many health risks including malnutrition, poor sanitation and inadequate medical facilities.

Economy

The Interplay between Corruption and Development: Bangladesh’s LDC Graduation

Thursday, July 16, 2020

The country’s deeply rooted corruption and fragile political institutions should be a source of continuing concern to the international community.