Mohammad Akhtar Alam’s scar is a constant reminder of his debt.Sophie Cousins

Desperate measures

Why Bangladeshis are selling the only asset they have- their organs. By Sophie Cousins.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Mariam, Rana Plaza survivor, shares a joke with her sister in Dhaka last June.Suvra Kanti Das

Out of the ruins of the Rana Plaza

Photographer Suvra Kanti Das meets survivors of the garment factory collapse in Dhaka.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013

Ready or not: can Bangladesh cope with climate change?

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy travelled there to find out how people are adapting to a warming world.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Most of the country’s land mass lies fewer than 10 metres above sea level. Climate change will subject farmland to both drought and flooding. Photo: Shaiful Chowdhury / DRIK / Majority World

Frontline Bangladesh

Some Pacifc islands are already being evacuated. Bangladesh stands next in the climate change frontline. The difference is, it has a massive and growing population.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010

GMB Akash

GMB Akash photographs children being children at a dump yard in Bangladesh.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
Friends embrace in the streets of Dhaka. Displays of male affection are common but homosexuality is considered unacceptable in Islamic Bangladesh.Photo: Rafiquarrahman / REUTERS

Love in a grey zone

In Bangladesh, homosexuality is illegal. Delwar Hussain talks to Suleman, a gay imam, about what this means for him and his partner.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009

Khaled Hasan

Khaled Hasan captures life working in Bangladesh’s brickfields.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Adapt or die April, 2012
Seed savers September, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Terror takeover November, 2009
China in charge June, 2009
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
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