- Law & Rights
- December 12, 2016
Upon completion of the training, participants are expected to spread IP awareness and act as ambassadors for IP in their communities and networks.
Speakers at the National Conference to Follow-up on Regional Action Plan to Combat Child Marriage jointly called on the government to take a strong stance against child marriages and to scrutinise Section 19 of the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 in particular
‘It is a good time for Bangladesh to modernise the existing labour laws to allow more trade unions and secure labour rights in different sectors’
Michael Sommer, vice-chairman of Germany-based foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and a member of the ILO governing body, is currently visiting Dhaka to initiate a training programme for trade unionists titled Academy of Work. In an exclusive interview with the Dhaka Tribune’s Saqib Sarker, Sommer discusses the training programme, trade unions and other issues
BNP has repeatedly said that the government and law enforcement agencies are responsible for the disappearance of Ilias Ali and 500 other leaders and activists of the party.
‘The European Union universally opposes the use of capital punishment’
The Radio Sweden report, published on its website on April 4, is based on a taped conversation with an alleged high-ranking Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officer
If you find him – shoot and kill him, wherever he is. And then plant a weapon beside him, the officer is quoted as saying
The proposed law states that lands of worship can be acquired now if it is indispensable in public interest
The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, went over a number of proposals.
The government has changed the number for the national toll-free helpline, which supports victims of violence, from 10921 to 109.
‘The special provision is aimed at providing support to female migrant workers if or when they face sexual harassment, physical assault, or any form of abuse.’
Lawyer Ekhlas Uddin Bhuiyan sent the notice to the retired judge by post Thursday demanding withdrawal of his remarks in 72 hours or to face legal action
Twenty-eight children across Bangladesh died from renal failure during the period of June-August in 2009 after consuming toxic paracetamol syrup manufactured by Rid Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
The petitioners’ lawyer Jafarul Hasan Sharif said the accused had flouted the Bangladesh Labour Act 2006.
The court rejected the first bail petition filed by Bishwanath Saha Bishu, the owner of Kheya Hotel in Kushtia, on Tuesday as well.
“They are forcing me to leave my home,” writes 14-year-old of her father in hand-written plea for help
The victim was assaulted because he refused to give up his land to the chairman of Birulia UP, according to his family and locals.
The junior minister’s remarks came at “HerStory: Women Trailblazers” exhibition, organised by Energies Group, at Dhaka’s EMK Centre. The exhibhition is organised to mark International Women’s Day
Rights groups on Thursday urged the government to legalise the sex workers’ profession and ensure they are not penalised as traffickers, as the constitution ensures human rights for all.