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Women still lag in mobile ownership, internet adoption

Women in Bangladesh are lagging behind men in both mobile ownership and mobile internet adoption, with gender gaps of 20 percent and 40 percent respectively, representing a significant disparity in digital access, according to a global report.

POETRY / In another life, I’d still live as her

I've lived as her;/ I've known my mother’s plight.

#Perspective / Generations through a lens: Changing times for women

The changes Bangladeshi women have witnessed right before their eyes are nothing short of a phenomenon. From the whispered admonitions of the grandmother and the silent struggles of the mother to the bold declarations of the daughter — the journey of women through changing times reflects both continuity and transformation.

#Women Empowerment / Is Bangladesh witnessing a surge in female motorcycle users?

In a nation where traditional gender roles have long dictated societal norms a quiet revolution is underway on the streets of Bangladesh. In recent years, as more and more women are seizing the opportunity to use motorbikes daily, certain cultural perceptions and stereotypes are being effectively challenged.

#Women Empowerment / Redefining the professional landscape: Women pioneers in male-dominated industries

In an era where the push for gender equity and inclusivity has become a central theme across various sectors, Star Lifestyle brings forth the stories of four incredible women, who are thriving in fields traditionally dominated by men. Their journeys inspire not only women but also societies to strive towards inclusivity, equity, and recognition of talent beyond gender constraints.

Why isn’t the public university system sympathetic to older students?

Due to certain policies, or the lack thereof, the system has turned out to be discriminatory towards students who might want a second chance at education.

‘Violence against women is a violation of human rights’

Our society still considers violence against women to be a women's issue and holds the view that only women should talk about it or protest it.

India thrash Bangladesh in Asian Games women's cricket semis

Bangladesh women’s team faced a crushing eight wicket defeat to India in the semi-final of the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Sunday.

Women's World Cup never been tougher, warns Germany coach

Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg warned Sunday that women's football has never been more competitive as her side chase a third World Cup title.

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Women still lag in mobile ownership, internet adoption

Women in Bangladesh are lagging behind men in both mobile ownership and mobile internet adoption, with gender gaps of 20 percent and 40 percent respectively, representing a significant disparity in digital access, according to a global report.

March 8, 2024
March 8, 2024

In another life, I’d still live as her

I've lived as her;/ I've known my mother’s plight.

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024

Generations through a lens: Changing times for women

The changes Bangladeshi women have witnessed right before their eyes are nothing short of a phenomenon. From the whispered admonitions of the grandmother and the silent struggles of the mother to the bold declarations of the daughter — the journey of women through changing times reflects both continuity and transformation.

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024

Is Bangladesh witnessing a surge in female motorcycle users?

In a nation where traditional gender roles have long dictated societal norms a quiet revolution is underway on the streets of Bangladesh. In recent years, as more and more women are seizing the opportunity to use motorbikes daily, certain cultural perceptions and stereotypes are being effectively challenged.

March 4, 2024
March 4, 2024

Redefining the professional landscape: Women pioneers in male-dominated industries

In an era where the push for gender equity and inclusivity has become a central theme across various sectors, Star Lifestyle brings forth the stories of four incredible women, who are thriving in fields traditionally dominated by men. Their journeys inspire not only women but also societies to strive towards inclusivity, equity, and recognition of talent beyond gender constraints.

February 8, 2024
February 8, 2024

Why isn’t the public university system sympathetic to older students?

Due to certain policies, or the lack thereof, the system has turned out to be discriminatory towards students who might want a second chance at education.

December 23, 2023
December 23, 2023

‘Violence against women is a violation of human rights’

Our society still considers violence against women to be a women's issue and holds the view that only women should talk about it or protest it.

September 24, 2023
September 24, 2023

India thrash Bangladesh in Asian Games women's cricket semis

Bangladesh women’s team faced a crushing eight wicket defeat to India in the semi-final of the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Sunday.

July 23, 2023
July 23, 2023

Women's World Cup never been tougher, warns Germany coach

Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg warned Sunday that women's football has never been more competitive as her side chase a third World Cup title.

June 8, 2023
June 8, 2023

The struggles women face entering their work lives

The bar for women is set higher than for men in the professional field.

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