Bangladesh

Rohingyas

This Camp for Rohingya Widow Refugees Offers Sanctuary From Sexual Violence

Rohingyas are a Muslim minority from the largely Buddhist country of Myanmar who have been victims of “ethnic cleansing." The 'rari' camp in Bangladesh is a safe haven for young widows and girls who have been hit the hardest in the crisis.
Jennifer Chowdhury
8.30.18
politics

'I've Seen Everything': The Doctor Helping Refugee Women Survive Trauma

Dr. Fatema Akter is no ordinary physician. In the refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, she sees up to 80 patients a day—many of whom have suffered horrific persecution.
Helen Nianias
6.12.18
environment

The Sinking Brothel

The sex workers of Banishanta, an island on Bangladesh’s southwestern coast, stand to be washed away by rising sea levels.
Matthew Bremner
2.24.18
Rise Up

The People of Bangladesh Shouldn't Have to Pay for America's Carbon Footprint

As the US continues to debate the reality of climate change while being one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions, countries like Bangladesh and millions of people suffer.
Madeline Moitozo
10.25.17
Weed

The Pot-Smoking Female Mystics of Bangladesh

The Bauls are a spiritual sect of troubadours who roam the countryside and sing for their supper. They also smoke a lot of weed.
Nathan Thompson
9.26.17
Rohingya

Horrifying Stories of Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Death in Myanmar

"We saw them slit throats and bellies, shoot our men, and rape our women. They killed the older men, and then the men my age. They killed our doctors."
Shahirah Majumdar
9.15.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
9.12.17
How Not to Die

Here's What People Do When There's No 9-1-1

Roadside business owners and housewives may be the answer to some of Bangladesh’s most prevalent medical emergencies.
Madeline Moitozo
7.21.17
The Rundown

Tragedy In Bangladesh Shows Deadly Effects Of Climate Change

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
6.16.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump said to mull firing special counsel, Russian activist gets 30 days in jail, Senate reaches bipartisan deal on Russia sanctions, and more.
VICE Staff
6.13.17
Scene Reports

Dhaka's Extreme Metal Scene Worships the Old School

Bangladesh's most densely populated city also boasts its highest concentration of killer death, black, and thrash metal bands.
Joe Henley
5.15.17
Impact Climate

Can Virtual Reality Help Us Tackle Climate Change?

From building empathy to driving action, filmmakers and advocacy groups are using cutting edge technology to try to inspire viewers to save the Earth.
Alice Rowsome
5.10.17
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