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Climate change effects: The old and vulnerable bearing the brunt

Climate change effects: The old and vulnerable bearing the brunt

Because of rapidly increasing temperatures, heat-related deaths of vulnerable people, especially those aged over 65, has increased by 148 percent in Bangladesh in just two decades.

The Lancet, one of the world's leading medical journals, revealed this during the Bangladesh launch of... Read More

‘Renounce dual stance on climate change’

‘Renounce dual stance on climate change’

Speakers have called upon the developed countries to renounce their dual stances on climate change and reduce the emissions at sources to save vulnerable countries.

"Developed countries talk about adaptation and resilience and at the same time they are contributing more when it com... Read More

Bringing married girls back to school stressed

Bringing married girls back to school stressed

Speakers, including rights activists, on Thursday stressed that the girls who were married off before finishing school be brought back to formal education. 

They said this at a programme organised by Manusher Jonno Foundation in the capital to observe the International Human Rights... Read More

Call to make decision democratically in COP

Call to make decision democratically in COP

Climate negotiators of Bangladesh government have called for democratic practice when it comes to making decision in the climate change Conference of the Parties better known as COP.

They observed that the prevailing function failed to protect rights of many nations impacted by the adve... Read More

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