In an earlier post, I had touched upon how development in Bangladesh has been suspended between the government and NGOs. Read this newspaper story that scratches the surface, uncovers the nexus and reports on how NGOs have become embroiled (and understandably so) in the power struggle between the two leading political coalitions of Bangladesh:
In that same post, I had also referred to an incident of a lost girl. In the past week, I have heard of four more incidents of a similar nature. Human trafficking is a serious issue in Bangladesh and claims 10000 to 20000 victims (women, children and even adult males) every year. The connection between disability and the disgusting business of human trafficking is all too obvious. More on that soon.
Posted By Abhilash Medhi
Posted Jul 25th, 2009