Tag Archive | Bangladesh

Bangladesh: First trans newsreader hopes to foster acceptance

Bangladesh: First trans newsreader hopes to foster acceptance

Bangladesh’s first transgender news anchor hopes her regular appearances on national television will help other trans people gain greater acceptance, in a country where they often face discrimination and live in poverty. Tashnuva Anan, a rights activist who previously worked with NGOs supporting transgender people and migrants, read her first daily news bulletin for a […]

Bangladesh: First school for transgender students

Bangladesh: First school for transgender students

(Reuters) – A religious charity has opened the first school in Bangladesh for hijras, a transgender community whose members face widespread discrimination in the mostly conservative Muslim society and often live in abject poverty. Ostracised by their families, hijras are often banished from their homes at a young age. With no formal education, many are […]

Fashion Revolution Week Comes To Ireland – Irish Organisations Support The Cause

Fashion Revolution Week Comes To Ireland – Irish Organisations Support The Cause

Fashion Revolution is a global movement now on the ground in Ireland kicking off with a week-long series of events across the country. Fashion Revolution organisers are on a mission to celebrate fashion as a positive influence. From April 24th to April 30th, Ireland’s Fashion Revolutionaries will be hosting many events, including film screenings, pop-up […]

Event: Totem & Tabu Arts Festival, Amsterdam

Event: Totem & Tabu Arts Festival, Amsterdam

Totem and Tabu Festival 18th & 19th October What do YOU contribute to the world? The Totem and Tabu Festival will address this question in the forest surroundings of the art place Nieuw en Meer, Oude Haagseweg 51, Amsterdam.