It has been one year since the police murder of George Floyd, an outrage that resonated around the world.
Improving Nutrition for Working Women, Mothers in RMG Sector
a new partnership will help tackle undernutrition in the ready-made garment (RMG) industry by introducing essential nutrition services and support for working mothers and pregnant women in PVH suppliers’ factories in Bangladesh.
5 Eid jamaats to be held at Baitul Mukarram Mosque
A total of five Eid jamaats will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque tomorrow on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul Fitr.
Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday
Bangladesh will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr tomorrow (Friday) as the Shawwal moon was not sighted in Bangladesh on Wednesday evening.
Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday as Shawwal moon not sighted
Bangladesh will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted in Bangladesh on Wednesday evening.
Stop people from dumping Covid-19 victims’ bodies into Ganga
India’s federal government has asked states to check the practice of dumping bodies of COVID-19 victims into the river Ganga, as the country struggles in a devastating second wave of infections.
Nat’l Moon Sighting Committee to meet Wednesday evening
The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Wednesday evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
Rain all over the country during Eid day : Met Office
The Met Office has forecast light to moderate rain all over the country during the day of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
Shab-e-Qadr to be observed Sunday night
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.
UN Women program to foster women’s part in care industry
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.
Body of girl recovered, Bashundhara Group MD sued
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.
1.1m Bangladeshis talking of climate change on FB
Over 1.1 million Bangladeshis have been talking about environmental conservation on Facebook in the past three months.
‘Overhaul Justice Systems’ Response to Sexual Violence’
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.
Cost of Sexual Violence During Communal Riots in India
Delayed, or no, justice and perpetrators’ impunity effectively silence rape and sexual assault survivors of communal violence in India.
Ecuador oil spill: Amazonian indigenous peoples want justice
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.
COVID-19 threatens ‘generation’ in academia, warn scholars
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.
Bangla Language Movement hero Yusuf Kalu passes away
Language Movement veteran and journalist Yusuf Kalu passed away at a hospital in Barishal on Monday due to old age complications. He was 91.
UNHCR wishes peace, prosperity for Bangladesh
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.
ULAB student rape and murder, report placing deferred again
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.
How CSOs are influencing pro-poor WASH budgets in Bangladesh
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…
Woman tortured for failing to pay interest on loan
A video went viral on social media platforms Wednesday, of a woman tied against a tree and getting verbally as well as physically assaulted.
We salute Bangabandhu on his birth centenary
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.
Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebration
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.
Birth centenary: President, PM pay homage to Bangabandhu
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic.
There’s woman behind many successful startups in Bangladesh
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…
Green Growth Falls Short sans Addressing Gender Inequality
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.
Post-COVID World Needs Amplified Women’s Voices in Politics
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.
Women Must Continue To Claim Power & Take On Unseen Barriers
One can’t talk about power without talking about patriarchy – in which men always hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.
Historic 7th March: PM pays homage to Bangabandhu
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.