Bangladesh

Nos vêtements : que se cache-t'il derrière les étiquettes ?

Français

Les grandes marques répondent à la demande toujours plus insistante des consommateurs : le fast fashion – en comparaison avec le fast food. Acheter des nouveaux habits, rapidement et pas chers, est de plus en plus recherché par les consommateurs. Les marques parviennent alors à nous faire oublier comment sont fabriqués nos habits, car elles ne veulent pas abîmer leur image - et peut-être aussi, il faut bien l’admettre, parce que les acheteurs n’ont pas toujours envie de le savoir.

Bangladesh: a widening gap between secularism and Islam as a religion of state

Anglais

An historical and political back and forth between secularism and Islam as a religion of state
When Bangladesh won its independence from Pakistan in 1971, the notion of secularism was widely acknowledged as being a founding principle of the nation. It was one of the four principles written in the first Constitution of 1972, the other ones being Democracy, Nationalism and Socialism.

Bangladesh: child marriage remains a major issue

Anglais

In Bangladesh, there still remains an incredibly high rate of child marriage. According to UNICEF, the country has the fourth highest rate of child marriage in the world, after Niger, the Central African Republic and Chad. 29 percent of girls get married by the age of 15 and 65 percent at age 18, an age when they should be graduating from high school. Unfortunately these terrible numbers don’t stop there, with even 2 percent of girls married at age 11.

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