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.
DHAKA- The women’s Football League will resume from May 5 at Birshreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamala Stadium in the city’s Kamalapur.
Dhaka, Apr 15 : Speakers at a virtual dialogue on Thursday said fiscal measures would be more effective in easing the burden of the coronavirus pandemic on women than monetary measures.
DHAKA — Five members of the South African Women’s Emerging team were tested positive for coronavirus in Sylhet yesterday.
Dhaka — Bangladesh Emerging Women cricket team have won three matches in a row to seal the five-match ODI series against South Africa Emerging Women. Bangladesh won the third match on Thursday by six wickets at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.…
GreenWatch Dhaka Report A recent research has found that around 58 per cent of the women migrant workers from Bangladesh were forced to return home within the first year of their migration though the duration of the initial contract was…
But women in the remote hamlets of Gaibandha have turned water hyacinth into profit, literally.
COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic.
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.
DHAKA – The Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) will begin the new season through women’s hockey tournament from the last week of this month. The federation has also planned to host a number of international and national events in the New…
DHAKA—Bangladesh female cricketer Salma Khantun’s team Trailblazers confirmed the final of Women’s T20 Challenge, considered as the Women’s IPL. They confirmed the final at a better run rate despite losing their last group match to Supernovas by two runs. While…
By Sam Olukoya LAGOS, Nigeria, Sep 14 2020 (IPS) – “I need help, right now I cannot walk properly,” trafficking victim Nkiru Obasi pleaded from her hospital bed in a video she posted online. The young Nigerian woman had been…
NEW YORK – Novak Djokovic said Friday that women will be a part of his proposed new players’ association that is sending shockwaves through world tennis. The world number one said he had been talking to female players at the…
Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should consider avoiding caffeine altogether, new research has suggested.
DHAKA – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is not so hopeful to host maiden Women’s Under-19 World Cup in scheduled time due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The first edition of the tournament was slated to be held in February-March…
Pregnant women might be at increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness, according to a report of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released on Friday.
UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific has joined hands with Twitter and critical partners to provide important information about helpline services for domestic violence survivors.
After the month-long fasting of Ramadan, Eid-al-Fitr, the largest ceremony of Muslims brings us immense joy and happiness. And whenever we think about celebrating Eid the desire of shopping for family-members appears into our mind.
Huasao, Peru, May (IPS/Mariela Jara) – It’s eight o’clock in the morning and Pascuala Ninantay is carrying two large containers of water in her wheelbarrow to prepare with neighbouring women farmers 200 litres of organic fertiliser, which will then be…
Sports Reporter The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced a one-time amount of BDT 20,000 per person to assist women cricketers who had appeared in the 2018-19 Women’s NCL and have been in BCB’s selection camps in 2019-20.
Culture Desk As a major component of cultural industry, no doubt cinema has significant impact on the subconscious mind of the common masses across the world.
Although women in Bangladesh are making huge strides in different socio-economic fronts, working women in Dhaka and other big cities continue to struggle for the lack of safe accommodation facilities.
Employers and policy-makers can drive real progress in improving women’s working lives.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said over 200 million girls and women alive today have suffered from female genital mutilation, a horrific and harmful practice that can lead to physical, mental and sexual health complications.
By Thalif Deen UN, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) – The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion…
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged all to remain alert against all forms of repression of women, saying that enacting laws is not enough to end this menace.
Bangladesh Women’s cricket team beat Sri Lankan Women’s team in their first game of the 13th South Asian Games (SA Games) in Nepal at Pokhara on Tuesday.
Dhaka, Nov 27 – Thirty-five more Bangladeshi female workers have sent a video message from Saudi Arabia with fervent SOS (save our souls) calls to be rescued.
By Samira SadequeReprint UN, Nov 21 2019 (IPS) – Afghanistan’s first female ambassador to the United Nations this week launched a U.N. group that aims to put women at the centre of peace initiatives in Afghanistan.