Two Stories at Jorabagan

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‘I have two stories for you today, one funny and the other a little serious. Which one do you want to listen to first?’ asked Swara, the volunteer at the Jorabagan police station centre. ‘The Read More …

Telling your own story

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We began the storytelling session at Child Care centre with a free wheeling chat about the girl’s day-to-day lives at the home. Since Sonu—the volunteer there—was visiting after a long exam related break and so Read More …

History in the Making

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Addressing educators at the Open House  last year, Professor Romila Thapar spoke about the importance of questioning and ‘being suspicious’ of what one reads and teaches. She also spoke of how she references detective novels, Read More …

Creating a gender neutral space through stories and activities

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Notions of gender and gender stereotypes, more often than not, build up in people in their early processes of socialization as children. It can be as trivial as a pink coloured comb belonging to a Read More …

Anne Frank Project- Dhaka

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018 On a cold winter morning, braving the infamous Dhaka traffic, Priya Machado and Loes Singels from Amsterdam and I, set out for the Liberation War Museum, where we would be setting Read More …