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.
Probe body formed over sexual assault of college girl in Natore
Natore, Feb 5 (UNB) : The local administration has formed a three-member investigation committee over the sexual assault of a college student in Shingra upazila of Natore. The probe body led by Additional District Magistrate Rahima Khatun was formed on…
8-year old girl gang-raped and killed in Bogra
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…
Girl thrown into air by kite in Taiwan
A three-year-old girl has been thrown into the air by a gust of wind, after being tangled in the tail of a kite.
Six-year-old girl raped in Panchagarh
Panchagarh, Dec 23 – A six-year-old girl has reportedly been raped by a youth at Hatrapara village in Sadar Upazila on Sunday. The accused was identified as Ashraful Islam, 23, son of Rafiqul Islam of the village. Police have detained…
Girl ‘gang-raped’ in Pirojpur; 2 held
Pirojpur, Nov 23 – An 18-year-old girl has allegedly been gang-raped at Kalakhali of Sadar Upazila of Pirojpur here.
Madrasah girl missing from her institution since Aug 31
Dhaka, Sept 18 – A 13-year-old madrasa girl from Mirpur area in the capital has been missing for 17 days. The girl Nazmun Nahar, student of Forkania Talimia Mohila Madrasa at Pallabi’s Bauniabad area has been missing from her madrasa…
Girl killed after rape in Rangpur; 2 violated elsewhere
Dhaka, Sept 14 – A Class-VI girl has been killed in Rangpur reportedly after rape while two other minor girls have been violated in Madaripur and Bogura districts.
Aspersion on character makes Manikganj girl attempt suicide
A class-VIII girl has reportedly tried to commit suicide at Ramkrishnapur in Harirampur upazila after an arbitration fined her and three of her friends Tk 1 lakh lebelling her ‘characterless’.
Three-year-old girl latest Philippines ‘drug war’ victim
UN Human Rights Council Should Adopt Resolution to Stop Carnage On Sunday, a 3-year-old girl became the latest casualty of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs,” which has killed thousands over the past three years. Myka Ulpina died after…
Man gets death sentence for killing college girl in Pirojpur
A local court here has awarded death sentence to a man for abducting and killing a college girl in Nesarabad Upazila of the district in 2009 yesterday. District judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Md Mijanur Rahman handed…
All-girl pop band Lace Fita releases first single
Entertainment Desk Reality show “Sunsilk Divas” ended a couple of months ago. The winners of the competition Antara, Moumita, Sheetal, and Sunanda formed an all-girl pop band, Lace Fita, as announced before the competition. A song by the newly formed…
Bangladesh Madrasa girl ‘raped’ in Sherpur
Sherpur, May 2 – Police are looking for a 40-year-old man who is suspected of raping an eighth-grader in Sreebardi Upazila on Wednesday. The victim was alone at her house in Shankar Ghosh village around noon when Ujjal Mia, the…
Class-X girl ‘gang-raped’ in Thakurgaon
A Class-X girl has reportedly been gang-raped by four young men at Rajagaon in Sadar upazila. The victim’s father filed a case with Ruhia Police Station on Sunday over the incident that took place on Friday night. Police arrested one…
Teenage girl’s slaughtered body recovered in Noakhali
Police recovered the slaughtered and hacked body of a teenag girl from her house at Purba Shullokia village in Sadar upazila on Wednesday night.