Artist Captures The Heartbreaking Reality Of The Bangladesh National Zoo (15 Pics)

When we were children, the zoo seemed like a magical place full of adventures where we could discover exotic animals, ride carousel horses or other animals, or simply observe animals that we only saw in cartoons. Inspired by our childhood cartoons, we believed that once the zoo gates close, the animals would start talking, go on adventures, and have lots of fun. But not all of us ever thought about how these animals really feel standing there as mere objects of display while everyone’s watching every step they take. Only when we grew up, we realized that they actually don’t go on magic adventures or have lots of fun. They are simply caged in small spaces far away from their …

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors

Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violence Ali Zafar is famed across South Asia for his pop music, romantic comedies and even the occasional toothpaste advert. But last weekend he gave a particularly emotional performance on Pakistani television, tears welling in his eyes as he spoke of the effect sexual harassment allegations has had on his life. For the past year, the actor and musician has been embroiled in the countrys most high-profile tweeted her verdict: If anyone has earned the right to cry today, its thousands of survivors around us who were forced to watch a privileged man accused of sexual harassment and whine. Since the #MeToo movement gathered …

Bangladesh mother discovers twins in second uterus days after giving birth

Arifa Sultana, 20, gave birth to a baby boy last month through normal delivery, but doctors missed the presence of a second pregnancy A Bangladeshi mother has stunned doctors by giving birth to healthy twins 26 days after her first child was born. Arifa Sultana, 20, gave birth to a baby boy last month through normal delivery, but doctors missed the presence of a second uterus. She didnt realise she was still pregnant with the twins. Her waters broke again 26 days after the first baby was born and she rushed to us, Sheila Poddar, a gynaecologist who treated the woman, told AFP. Podder carried out an emergency caesarean section to deliver the twins one boy and one girl last …