Bangladesh

Wasfia Nazreen on the summit of Aconcagua, highest point outside Asia, with her hula hoop and Bangladeshi flag. (Photo by Jamie McGuinness)

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A passion for extreme adventure has taken two women from two different parts of the world on a journey with one purpose: women’s empowerment.

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I begin to sleep. My body is music. I will never have a home. - from ‘Concession’. City of Rivers. McSweeny’s (2012). Technically, Zubair Ahmed does have a...

Seattle South Asian Film Festival founder Rita Meher. (Photo by Shikha Jain)

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Work in IT or development may pay the bills, but Seattle's South Asian community has a growing passion for film. Rita Meher had been a U.S. citizen...

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Walmart employees are gathered at the company's global headquarters for a campaign that connects low-wage workers from Washington to Bangladesh. For the past week, striking...

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Fires at garment factories in Bangladesh have killed more than 600 workers since 2006. This week a survivor visited Seattle to confront consumers with...