Month: August 2015

Why Is My Country Numb to a Child’s Murder?

*This post of mine was also published on The Daily Beast.* This morning, Raja, a 16-year-old Bangladeshi boy, was beaten to death at a local political party heavyweight’s home after being accused of stealing the BCL (Bangladesh Chhatra League) leader’s laptop and mobile phone from his Hazaribagh residence on the outskirts of the country’s capital, Dhaka. However, it …

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Planned Parenthood Under Fresh Attacks

*This post of mine was also published on The New York Times/Women In The World.* Perhaps no single organization embodies the intense politics surrounding women’s reproductive rights in the US as profoundly as Planned Parenthood does. The iconic women’s health organization, which provides basic healthcare to low- and middle-income families, is no stranger to political …

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