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.
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.
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.
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.
A video went viral on social media platforms Wednesday, of a woman tied against a tree and getting verbally as well as physically assaulted.
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.
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 climate crisis doesn’t stop for anyone or anything, not even the pandemic that has forced billions of us to radically overhaul our lives.
Lalmonirhat, Jan 14 – Police on Thursday arrested two suspects for the alleged gang rape of a teenager at Teesta Toll plaza in Lalmonirhat Sadar Upazila.
By Sania Farooqui NEW DELHI, India, Jan 11 2021 (IPS) – In October 2020, Bangladeshi citizens took to the streets, outraged by the reports of gruesome gang rapes and sexual violence that were taking place in the country. According to…
Dhaka, Jan 8 – Doctors performing the autopsy of Anushka Noor Amin, the 17-year-old student of a private school who was “brought dead” to the Anwer Khan Medical Hospital on Thursday afternoon, found evidence of rape on the victim’s body.
Dhaka, Jan 8 – A case has been filed over the death of an O-level student who was “sexually assaulted” and “killed” on Thursday in the capital’s Kalabagan.
Bogra, Dec 26 – An 8-year old girl, Tabassum, was killed after allegedly being raped by a group of youths over a feud between two families in Nasratpur village of Dhunte in Bogra. Police blame the killing on a dispute…
Comilla, Dec 22 – A Cumilla court on Tuesday sent a teenager to prison for allegedly raping a schoolgirl after kidnapping her in Brahmanpara Upazila of the district.
Gazipur, Dec 18 – Police on Friday arrested seven people for gang-rape of an expatriate’s wife in Gazipur’s Kapasia. The arrestees are Ruman Bepari, Jobayer Bepari, Mostaridh Sardar, Sahabul Hossain Sakib, Masum Sheikh, Rakib Hossain and Mahfuzul.
Dhaka, Dec 09 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday distributed the prestigious Begum Rokeya Padak to five persons for their outstanding contributions to the society, women education and women empowerment.
Although the government has toughened the punishment for rape, the incidents of rape, gang rape and molestation are going on across the country. And the latest victim is a woman of Jhenidah district.
The 16-year-old girl describes how her boss raped her amid the tall trees on an Indonesian palm oil plantation that feeds into some of the world’s best-known cosmetic brands. He then put an ax to her throat and warned her:…
Dhaka, November 17 – The much-talked-about ‘Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ was passed in the Parliament on Tuesday for ensuring death penalty as the highest punishment for the heinous crime of rape.
Rajshahi, November 13 – A case has been filed against a Rajshahi assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police for allegedly raping a girl in 2014 while working as a constable.
A female hawker has allegedly been raped by a bus driver and his assistant on a moving bus in Gazipur early Sunday.
Police arrested a 65-year-old man on Saturday night for allegedly raping his domestic help in Boalkhali upazila of Chattogram.