The holy Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, the holiest and most blessed night for Muslims, will be observed across the country on Sunday night with due solemnity and religious fervour.
The ‘UN Women Care Accelerator’ is an online group training and incubating programme for female entrepreneurs and businesses led by or supporting women in the care industry.
Police recovered the body of a young girl from a rented flat in the capital’s Gulshan area on Monday night.
The deceased Mosharrat Jahan Munia was a college student, hailing from Cumilla city. She lived in the flat alone, police said.
Over 1.1 million Bangladeshis have been talking about environmental conservation on Facebook in the past three months.
According to the report, ‘burdensome’ evidence requirements in rape cases are impeding access to justice for survivors. It states that five out of the six countries, India being the exception, allow evidence on the past sexual history of a rape victim.
Delayed, or no, justice and perpetrators’ impunity effectively silence rape and sexual assault survivors of communal violence in India.
On April 7 morning, hundreds of Indigenous Kichwa people from the Ecuadorian Amazon marched through the city of Coca to mark one year since the country’s largest oil spill in recent history.
A deepening of inequalities in higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic and risks of a “lost generation” of researchers must serve as a catalyst for systemic change.
Language Movement veteran and journalist Yusuf Kalu passed away at a hospital in Barishal on Monday due to old age complications. He was 91.
Dhaka, Mar 26: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has wished peace and prosperity for the next 50 years saying he is sure it will become one of the great first centuries of any nation.
The CMM Court of Dhaka Tuesday deferred the submission of the probe report in the case filed over rape and subsequent murder of a student of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) to April 11.
By Mohammad Zobair Hasan Budget tracking in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) helps to understand how public budget is allocated and utilized to improve access to services for all. WASH Budget tracking is a process to improve water and sanitation…
A video went viral on social media platforms Wednesday, of a woman tied against a tree and getting verbally as well as physically assaulted.
The historic 6-point programme announced after the 1965 India-Pakistan War was the turning point that showed the people the dream of self-determination.
Not only is it Bangabandhu’s birthday – that political giant of a man, the taller of the tallest heroes, who triggered independence for Bangladesh back in 1971.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic.
Dhaka, March 5 : Entrepreneurship symbolises dreams, struggle and success. And like in many countries around the world, entrepreneurship is buzzing in Bangladesh with startups mushrooming by the year to capture the new business opportunities. Defying all odds, women are…
if gender differences are not incorporated into climate change plans, women will be unable to access the co-benefits that arise from concerted climate action.
Theme ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in the COVID-19 World,’ is grounded in the reality that this women’s day is unlike any other.
One can’t talk about power without talking about patriarchy – in which men always hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the historic March 7.
The historic March 7 will be observed on Sunday commemorating the landmark speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Hunger and famine will persist and there will be unequal recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic unless more women in rural and urban areas hold leadership positions with increased decision-making power.
International Women’s Day pays tribute to the achievements of women worldwide and reminds us what still needs to be done for full gender equality.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested in Khulna for allegedly recording an objectionable video of his sister-in-law and raping her multiple times.
The day he died Syed Tipu sultan set off for New York. I recall it was great that we spend a day together on the 3rd of February. After 20 days it was all memory.
The climate crisis doesn’t stop for anyone or anything, not even the pandemic that has forced billions of us to radically overhaul our lives.
“We are living in a continuous insecurity due to many factors that put Sudan on top of the list when it comes to climate vulnerability.”
Social media giant Facebook announced Thursday it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar’s military as well as ads from military-controlled companies.