Pakistani female journalist Shaheena Shaheen was shot dead in Tehsil Turbat of Balochistan’s Kech district on Saturday evening, reports Pakistan Today. However, the motive behind her murder could not be known yet.
24pc female online entrepreneurs shut businesses in June
Dhaka, Aug 23 – Though the online sales of health products and daily essentials were booming due to COVID-19, the ongoing pandemic has taken its heavy toll on the online retailers of fashion, cosmetics, and other imported products, says a…
Oscars Academy boosts female minority membership
Young actresses Awkwafina, Zendaya and Constance Wu were among those invited to join Hollywood’s Academy on Tuesday, as the Oscars-awarding club opened its prestigious doors to a diverse crop of new members.
Connor to be first female MCC president
Former England women’s captain Clare Connor is to become the first female president of Marylebone Cricket Club in its 233-year history.
Female cop dies at Puthia Police Station
A female member of police died while performing duty at Putia Police Station on Monday. The deceased was identified as Samiara Khatun, 27. Officer-in-charge of Putia Police Station Rezaul Islam said Samiara was staying in the Police Station while she…
Female genital mutilation: Not just an emotional, health issue
By Samira Sadeque UN, Feb 13 2020 (IPS) – When society doesn’t act to prevent Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) it has a massive economic cost — over $1 billion — on communities globally. And while the practice is starting to…
Margot Robbie hints more female action movies
Australian actress Margot Robbie hinted that her new female-led action film “Birds of Prey” could be the first in a series of movies as she reprises the role of comic antihero Harley Quinn in what she has called a passion…
Female comic superhero of India back
A female superhero will use her powers to fight sex crimes in India and the stigma that trafficking survivors face, in the third instalment of a comic series due to be released this week.
Bangladeshi female worker Hosna rescued in Saudi Arabia
Dhaka, Nov 26 – After Sumi Akhter, another Bangladeshi female worker, Hosna Akhter, has been rescued in Saudi Arabia after a video sent to her husband describing physical and mental torture inflicted on her by her employer has gone viral.
Pope’s Amazon synod proposes married priests, female leaders
Catholic bishops from across the Amazon called Saturday for the ordination of married men as priests to address the clergy shortage in the region, an historic proposal that would upend centuries of Roman Catholic tradition.
World’s 1st female spacewalking team makes history
Cape Canaveral (AP/UNB) — The world’s first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica…
JU female students accuses teacher of sexual harassment
Savar, Sept 27 – A female student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) has brought allegation of sexual harassment against a teacher of this university.
CID to train 2000 female students on cyber crime
IT Desk Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh Police and Dhaka University IT Society (DUITS) have taken initiative to train 2,000 female students on cyber crime, explanation of laws, safe usage of social media and process to give complaints. A…
Russia’s First Female Central Bank chief in Challenging Job
WASHINGTON DC, Apr 24 2019 (IPS) – Within a few short months after taking up her post as governor of the Central Bank of Russia in 2013, Elvira Nabiullina faced a growing economic crisis brought on by plunging oil prices, geopolitical…
Female magistrates to record testimonies of rape victims: SC
Dhaka, Apr 16 (UNB) – Bangladesh’s top court says it wants female magistrates to record the testimonies of female victims of rape and sexual harassment from now on. “This is for the sake of fair investigation and trial,” the Supreme…
Feni female madrasa student in critical condition
Dhaka, Apr 7 (UNB) – The condition of the female madrasa student from Feni, who suffered 80 percent burns, is critical, doctors said on Sunday. A seven-member medical board, formed by the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the morning,…
Female ASI ‘commits suicide’ in Bogra
Bogra, Feb 06 – A female assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Dhunat Police Station reportedly poisoned herself in an apparent suicide Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Rozina Khatun (30), assistant sub-inspector of Dhunat Police Station and daughter of Nannu Mia…
EU election experts meet BNP female candidates
A two-member European Union (EU) election expert mission on Thursday held a meeting with BNP’s three female candidates who contested the 11th parliamentary election.
Website on female mental health expected soon
Genia Sarkar, a 40-year-old, runs her family with her husband and two daughters. But her mood remains always pettish.
Female Bangladesh journalist hacked to death in Pabna
Pabna, Aug 28 – A female journalist was hacked to death by a group of unidentified assailants in front of her home at Radhanagar Majumdarparha in Pabna district town of Bangladesh on Tuesday night.
Riyadh says it’s ready to lift female driving ban next month
Saudi Arabia is ready to lift of its female driving ban next month, an official said. The director general of the General Department of Traffic, Mohammed Al-Bassami, said in a government statement that all the necessary preparations to go ahead…
Riyadh appoints first female sports vice president
Saudi Arabia has appointed its first female vice president of a sports federation, according to the kingdom’s Centre for International Communication (CIC). Nora Saleh AlTurki was named vice president of the Saudi Shooting Federation by its board of directors, CIC…