Impact of COVID-19 on Ready-made Garments Workers in Bangladesh

Abstract COVID-19 is an overwhelming crisis that has touched almost every sector. As the Ready-made Garments (RMG) sector is closely integrated with the global supply chain, it is important to understand the implications of COVID-19 on RMG workers as they are the most vulnerable in this situation. This article aims to explore the socio-economic impacts…Read More

Statelessness From the View of Hannah Arendt to Present International Law

Abstract UNHCR estimates that there are approximately over 12 million stateless persons in the world. Due to gaps in data collection by governments, the UN, and civil society, a full breakdown of this figure is beyond reach. The stateless are, in effect, the rightless because the loss of citizenship in the nation-state dynamic also means…Read More

The ‘Humanity’ in Humanitarian Intervention: A Critical Analysis

Abstract The concept of Humanitarian intervention has been discussed in International Relations discourse as well as under International Law. It is used as an acceptable practice under International Law and a normative practice of the states. However, it seems that such a practice is contradictory to the basic principles of International Law because the authority…Read More

Economic Migration and Human Rights in Bangladesh

Abstract International migration has an effective contribution to economic development in Bangladesh. But sometimes they have faced inhuman behavior, which is against labor law. Bangladesh government has few institutions, who are dealing with the migration process including labor rights. There is some theoretical explanation as to why so many people going out. In this article,…Read More

The Nature and Scope of Consumer Rights Protection Act, 2009: Critical Assessment

Abstract Consumer is the real king of the market. Though Bangladesh is a small country it contains a large number of consumers. But it’s the great matter of sorrow that every day and in every sector consumer right is violated. We have the law but there is no strong enforcement from the government agencies. The…Read More

Slavery and the Forced Labor

Abstract: Forced work can be perceived as work that is performed involuntarily and under the risk of any punishment. It alludes to circumstances in which people are forced to work using strength or menacing, or by more indistinct methods, for example, exploited insolvency, maintenance of identity papers or dangers of reprobation to migration administration. Forced work is the…Read More

Never Ending and Ever-expanding Discrimination against the Trans Community: Active Decolonization is the Way Forward

Abstract “Gender must be decolonized and Decolonization must be gendered.” Kiera L. Ladner[1](2008) Over the course of this write-up, I call attention to the crucial need for active decolonization in Bangladesh. Because it is the best way forward for rightfully and safely advancing transgender rights in the country. I did so by analyzing the socioeconomic…Read More

Rohingya Refugee Crisis: The Policy Outlook

Abstract Migration and refugee crisis have become a global concern with the world’s increasing number of people on the move. The recent movements of Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh took place due to the persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar. The Rohingyas are stateless and helpless people. The Government of Bangladesh has given them shelter inside…Read More

Sexual and Gender Based Violence against LGBTQ People in the Global South: A Missing Development Issue

Violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people is very deep-rooted and encountered everywhere, whereas in the context of the Global South it is particularly prevalent. The effects of violence such as exclusion from the labor market, education, healthcare, family and social networks – from the perspective of the poor, may be much…Read More