Campaign for Women’s Safety in Public Places

Women’s Safety in Public Places (WSPP) was a Bangladeshi civil society and public sector collaborative campaign spearheaded by Centre for Research and Information (CRI). From CRI’s end, its youth platform…

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How Bangladesh is Embracing Third Gender

Bangladesh is a land of diversity, and its policies should also strive to reflect diversity. Gender-diverse people, beyond the binary gender framework, are part of the country’s social fabric. Gender…

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What is Bangladesh’s ‘Internship Policy’ all about

Bangladeshi fresh graduates can work as interns at government offices. The breakthrough for the country’s youth came with the government’s announcement of an ‘Internship Policy’ in October 2023. CRI’s long…

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Why Bangladesh wants to be a startup goldmine

Bangladesh has immense potential to be a startup goldmine with its USD 460 billion economy. In 2023, the popular magazine The Economist tagged the country as ‘South Asia’s standout economic…

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Ten services driving Bangladesh’s e-Governance agenda

Bangladesh initiated a journey towards e-Governance in response to its ‘Digital Bangladesh’ policy in 2009. The promise was to ensure accountability and transparency in public services. Faster, smoother, low-cost citizen-centric…

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Climate adaptation, the Bangladesh way

Bangladesh is at the frontline of the global fight against climate change. Over the years, the country has shown tremendous resilience in disaster management, climate change mitigation, adaptation and nature-based…

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What may “Smart Bangladesh” look like

When you think about a smart country, places like Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Germany and Dubai pop-up in your head. Words like seamlessness, paperless, efficiency, disruption, futuristic, new-tech, powerful and intelligence…

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