Bangladesh tops South Asia ranking on gender gap index

The gender gap in Bangladesh is the lowest among countries in South Asia, according to a study by the World Economic Forum. Bangladesh ranked 71st out of 146 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index 2022 with a score of 0.714, the WEF said on Thursday. Globally, Iceland topped the list on gender equality, with a score of 0.908, while Afghanist...

Cooperation and not isolation will help us fight COVID-19

HPM Sheikh Hasina writes about her policies and plans to fight Covid-19, published on World Economic Forum's website www.weforum.org. --- The world is facing a battle against an unknown and invisible enemy. This enemy does not respect any border or hierarchy and unfortunately has exposed the fragilities in our systems. Over the last five week...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for a global partnership to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for forging a collective global partnership and greater unity to fight the coronavirus pandemic as she placed a five-point proposal that includes devising meaningful strategies. “The world is perhaps facing the biggest crisis in the last 100 years. So, we need to face the crisis together … ...