Category: bangladesh

During the 1971 genocide in Bangladesh, the Pakistani Army would cut off the hair of women being held in Rape Camps to prevent them from committing suicide by using their hair to hang themselves. 

Some farmers in Bangladesh have switched to raising ducks instead of chickens, because during catastrophic floods, ducks float.

Photo : Mintu Deshwara /

In the 1980’s, people living on the borders of forests in India and Bangladesh were issued plastic face masks to wear on the back of their heads. Tiger attacks virtually stopped because the tigers thought people were looking at them when their backs were turned.

Photo : Rahulsharma photography