November 2007 Barguna, Bangladesh ~ A children stand in front of broken house . Cyclone Sidr, reaching top speeds of almost 240 km per hour, hits the coastal district of Bangladesh, devastating the country's southwest and southern costal areas, including the Sunderbans, and killing thousands. The cyclone leaves its mark of devastation on 130 upazilas, 710 unions, affecting almost 3 million people. © Monirul Alam
February 2008 Gazipur, Bangladesh ~ A child labor at work the brick field outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Most o the children work this hazardous job for their family’s support. In Bangladesh 4.7 million or 12.6% of children aged 5 to 14 in the work force. Out of the child laborers engaged in the work force, 83% are employed in rural areas and 17% are employed in urban areas. Employment ranges from jobs in the informal sector. © Monirul Alam


Monirul Alam born in Old Dhaka 1975. He took up photography in 1994. After completing his Bachelors in Accounting from the National University, he went on to graduate from Pathshala, the South Asian Institute Media Academy. Bangladesh based artist, photojournalist and documentary filmmaker currently documenting social issue.He lives in Old Dhaka with his beautiful family. He loves photography and teaching with creative way. His main interest lies in PHOTOJOURNALISM- works as a front lines photojournalist with concerning global issues. His work has been published in prestigious national and international publications, such as The Guardian, Time Magazine, Time Light Box, TIME Lens Blog, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, New Internationalist, Saudi Aramco World, National Geographic Your Short, The Daily Prothom Alo, DrikNews, The Daily Star, The Observers France 24,100 Eyes Magazine, Private Magazine, Majority World, AP, AFP, EPA, Photojournale, The Click, Icone Films ( Animal Planet Channel), ,Bangla Rights etc.


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