Sukla Dey


In Bangladesh, Preserving Indigenous Culture through Storytelling

November 15, 2023


In Bangladesh, a collaboration with UNESCO will bring young and old together in two ethnic communities to share and document traditional narratives.

Women poses outside in Bangladesh 

Helping an Unlikely Entrepreneur to Keep Safe and Prosper

March 17, 2021


It’s remarkable enough that Marjina Begum, born in a rural village and married at 13, now employs 560 women in a business she built herself, but she also found a way to keep them safe and Covid-free—with help from The Asia Foundation.


Strengthening Garment Workers’ Rights in Bangladesh

December 10, 2016

Since the 1980s, Bangladesh’s readymade garments (RMG) industry has become the most significant catalyst for the country’s economic development, now generating more than 80 percent of the country’s export income and employing more than four million, a majority of whom are women, in more than 4,000 garment factories. Unfortunately, lack of understan… Read more