Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been stuck in makeshift camps for years. They are now being targeted by criminal gangs, alongside public health and well-being issues.
In many urban poor areas such as slums, programmes by governments and NGOs are established to help families and mitigate malnutrition. But are these effective?
The informal economy is often perceived negatively, yet recent research from developing and emerging countries indicate that the preconceptions that surround it are myths.
Fashion Revolution week puts a spotlight on the modern slavery conditions of the fashion industry and encourages fashion consumers to ask, "who made my clothes."
How tastes differ between first-generation migrants and their British-born offspring.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
Using driverless cars to get from A to B in the future will mean more free time to do other activities – but will people really use it productively?
Promoting Canadian jobs is part of any government’s political mandate, but so too is the responsibility of ensuring that Canadian businesses are not supporting or condoning corruption abroad.
Research suggests the government's dismantling of democracy could cost the country dear.
Sahia and her husband hoped to start a life in Singpur, a village in Bangladesh. But the riverside community found climate change made putting down roots impossible.
Rising seas and groundwater depletion, both driven by climate change, are making soils saltier in many parts of the world. Farmers will need help adapting, especially in developing countries.
Five years on from the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, improvements have been made. But workers compensation is still to happen.
For decades, Bangladesh had a very vibrant – and highly political – rock scene. But the genre is struggling to survive the country's crackdown on dissent and increasing Islamic conservatism.
Young people raised their voices in the streets and online – but a government crackdown seeks to silence them.
Shifting parameters for citizenship are at risk of excluding millions from Indian citizenship.
The Rohingya have long seen Bangladesh as a place of refuge from persecution in Myanmar.
One of the world's worst refugee crises is still unfolding, and conditions on the ground have barely improved.
Better childhood environments linked with higher testosterone levels in later life.
In voicing youthful outrage over inequality and violence, Bangladeshi rappers are creating a powerful form of protest music — just as American MCs have done for 40 years.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees assesses the refugee claims of millions of people worldwide. It needs to be more open about what it discovers and how it makes decisions.