July 23, 2023

Climate Migration in Bangladesh: A Ride through Hope and Despair

Author: Niloy Sarkar Bangladesh is known across the world as the land of rivers. With about 800 rivers crisscrossing the land mass, it is one of the most fertile countries in the world (Zaman, 1993). The people of the land […]
June 27, 2023

Financial Accessibility of Women Entrepreneurs Operating at the Bottom of the Pyramid: The Bangladesh Perspective

Author: Shahriar Rabab Bangladesh has had a robust growth in the SME sector over the last decade. The sector currently accounts for over 25% share in the GDP (Rahman, 2022). A total of 7.5 million SMEs including CMSMEs accounts for […]
February 10, 2023

Journey of a Woman Migrant Worker: Issues, Risks and Challenges

In Bangladesh, women started participating in labour migration since 1991, as of November 2022, total around 1.11 million women migrant workers have gone abroad, which is around 7.5% of total migration so far.  [BMET 2022]. Major destination of women migrant […]
January 15, 2023

Challenges faced by Bangladeshi Women Entrepreneurs in Accessing Finance

Authored by: Jinat Jahan Khan In Bangladesh, the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) sector employs more than 7.8 million people directly and about 3.2 million people indirectly. The SME sector contributes to one-fourth of Bangladesh’s GDP, and a decent portion […]
August 14, 2022

Open Network for Digital Commerce: Connectivity is the future

Open Network for Digital Commerce, generally known as ONDC, has been the talk of the town for quite some time in our neighboring country, India. Though the ONDC in India is still in its initial stage, it is the right […]
October 25, 2021

Fairwork Bangladesh 2021 Ratings: Labour Standards in the Platform Economy

Every day the city dwellers are using transport services, or delivery services of food, tickets and other stuff at the doorsteps. The delivery boys are at your door-steps in rain and sun. How do they do as a gig worker? […]