Features

A Doctor in the Making

In Bangladesh, about 10 percent of the population live with a disability. While impaired physical mobility is usually the result of accident or disease, a number of Bangladeshis have lost their limbs in politically motivated violence. Here is the story of one such young man.

Robin stayed some weeks at the CRP, which provided him with a new limb and gait training. Photo Credit: ICRCI/O. Shadman

Robin stayed some weeks at the CRP, which provided him with a new limb and gait training. Photo Credit: ICRCI/O. Shadman

 The legacy of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, forty years on

Monwara Sarkar, BDRCS
Monwara Sarkar with her Movement colleagues in 1971. At the age of 17, she found herself tracing missing persons in the middle of the Bangladesh’s war of independence.

From Disability to Ability

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Faizul Haque with his ingenious walking aid

International Students In Australia Fall Through OH&S Gap

Back pain, fatigue and wounds; complaints associated with a war-weary soldier in the line of fire, perhaps. But a fruit shop employee? If you happen to be an international student struggling to make ends meet and ignorant of standard occupational health and safety rights, then yes

Profile : Sam Crow

As students queue up all day in front of the bustling alcove, that is Student Life, Samantha Crow’s popularity becomes evident. Even though her desk has moved to the barely visible nook of the crowded office shared by three other staff, Sam Crow remains the most sought after person at University of Notre Dame’s Student Life office.

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