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‘Finding the People’ in Bangladesh’s Democracy

By Palash Kamruzzaman

I was invited to join a panel discussion at the British House of Lords (28 October 2014) titled a ‘Discussion about democratic collapse as a result of unfair one sided national elections in Bangladesh’. 1,334 more words

South Asia

How Persuasive You Think You Are

What is an opinion?

Opinion is such a heavy word. It is an expression of thought. It can make you liable. At the same time, it can free you from liabilities. 517 more words

Personal View Point

Brisbane Free University Election Eve Special: Politics, Participation and the Democratic Process

When?  6.30pm, Friday 30 January, 2015

Where?  Carpark under Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary Street, West End

What? Brisbane Free University brings together a panel of activists, academics, artists and political candidates to talk about political participation and the parliamentary process. 155 more words

“How Come You Allow Little Girls to Get Married?” Child Marriage in Yemen

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ISBN: 1-56432-830-9

Child marriages are widespread in Yemen. Most girls marry before they reach 18, and in rural areas, some marry as young as eight. 345 more words