The event will kick off on October 24, and will be held in the span of three days till October The Tech Academy is a social enterprise, based in Bangladesh, which teaches engineering, programming and mechatronics to children and teenagers. It has been active since Every year, FIRST Global invites one team from every nation to participate in an international robotics event that builds bridges between high school students with different backgrounds, languages, religions, and customs. Themed around providing access to clean water, the inaugural event in Washington, DC brought together countries, while in , countries participated in the challenge themed around the impact of energy.
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Bangladesh Teens Block Roads for Seventh Day Over Road Safety | Voice of America - English
DHAKA - Parts of the Bangladeshi capital ground to a halt for the seventh day running Saturday, as thousands of students staged protests calling for improvements to road safety after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. Authorities have pleaded with demonstrators to call off protests that have nearly paralyzed Dhaka and prompted foreign embassies to issue travel alerts. Thousands of students wearing school uniforms defied rain to block major intersections in the capital from Saturday morning. Teens as young as 13 were seen on Dhaka's notoriously clogged roadways checking whether cars and buses had valid licenses and were in a roadworthy condition. We want safe roads and safe drivers," said protester Al Miran.
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We continue to produce events and special projects while we explore where the on-site journalism goes next. Adolescent girls in Bangladesh face severe threats to their health: Two-thirds marry by age 18, and a third of girls are mothers before age Bangladesh has made important progress towards improving maternal health in recent years. Nearly half of women gave birth with a medically trained attendant in , up from just one-fifth in Despite a poorly enforced law prohibiting marriage before age 18, 65 percent of girls are married by then — and 29 percent by age
His only daughter, Farhana Chowdhury, 17, is an A-Level student. The conversation in their household revolved around her future plan. At once, the establishment took a decision to keep all the educational institutions shut for a temporary period aiming to prevent spread of the deadly virus.