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Hijra in Bangladesh

Hijra is a community of emasculated people originally from Indian culture. They are consider as a third gender: not a man nor a woman. The Bangladeshi government gave officially a status in 2014 to the approximately 10.000 of them. You can read more in this article from worldpolicy.com Continue reading →

Sumon, by Martijn Crowe

    The city of Dhaka is one of the most crowded in the world. There is an proximity of 15.000.000 people pressed into a river Delta with the natural borders of rivers like, and even a number of an estimated 350.000 immigrants per year. There is housing for the higher middleclass, some 14% of […] Continue reading →

The Dhaka Project in the press #2

The Dhaka Art Project discussion was covered by Jhumu, a master student of Media studies and journalism in Dhaka. She is involved in the Dhaka Art Project as a writer. Her article is published in a local newspaper, Bonik Barta. Read the following interview in English or the original Bangladeshi version here. “Martjin Crowe is Brazilian […] Continue reading →