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Shampa Goswami and the Prerona team
As Bangladesh battles COVID-19 and the aftermath of Super Cyclone Amphan, women’s org...
Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Satkhira district was one of the hardest hit areas in the country. The cyclone washed away embankments, mud homes and fisheries, which thousands of families relied upon for their livelihoods, and...More

Photo by UNEP/ Prashanthi S
Can renewable energy give climate-displaced women in Bangladesh a new beginning?
Date: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

It is nightfall in the village of Char Baghutia in Manikganj district in central Bangladesh. Twenty-seven-year-old Miriam is hunched over a rickety old sewing machine, under a single incandescent lamp...More

Solar power one stop solution in Bangladesh
Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

“A woman of good repute does not go and sell things in a market, particularly in the evening.” This sentiment, found across thousands of rural villages dotting Bangladesh’s river deltas, is at odds...More