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DMP: Processions, rallies, and political...

DMP: No processions, political events...

Dhaka

Wed, Dec 2 2020

A press release – signed by DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam –was issued in this regard...

RU journo out on bail in ICT case

RU journo out on bail in ICT case

Law & Rights

Tue, Dec 1 2020

Manik was sued by an RU teacher for accusing him of corruption during student admissions

Survey reveals progress towards gender...

Survey reveals progress towards gender...

Law & Rights

Mon, Nov 30 2020

The survey found 50.5% of women under the age of 30 need permission from their male partners to go outside...

Rima Sultana to work to prevent violence...

BBC 100 Women: Rima Sultana to work...

Law & Rights

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Two Bangladeshi women have been recently enlisted in the BBC 100 Women 2020, including Rima

TIB: Enforce law effectively to stop...

TIB: Enforce law effectively to stop...

Law & Rights

Wed, Nov 25 2020

TIB emphasizes need for coordinated initiative to change social mind-set towards women

Experts: Ensure gender equality first...

Experts: Ensure gender equality in family...

Law & Rights

Wed, Nov 25 2020

Violence against women, especially domestic violence, is a severe issue in Bangladesh

International day to end violence against...

International day to end violence against...

Law & Rights

Wed, Nov 25 2020

A 16-day activism campaign under the theme “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”...

ARTICLE 19: 8 years into Sagar-Runi...

ARTICLE 19: 8 years into Sagar-Runi...

Law & Rights

Tue, Nov 24 2020

Justice still out of reach due to impunity and lack of goodwill in case investigation, it says

Govt saved 6,371 girls from child marriage...

Govt saved 6,371 girls from child marriage...

Law & Rights

Mon, Nov 23 2020

‘It is the immediate measures taken by the government that significantly decreased child marriage...

Bangladeshi worker found dead in Jordan,...

Bangladeshi worker found dead in...

Law & Rights

Sun, Nov 22 2020

The woman was brought to Jordan by the Saudi family she worked for

Child Protection Minimum Standards launched...

Child Protection Minimum Standards launched...

Law & Rights

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Twenty-two member organizations and agencies contributed to the production of the inter-agency...

Bangladesh Parliament clears much-talked-about...

Rape: House clears bill with death...

Parliament

Tue, Nov 17 2020

The new law was also promulgated through the president’s ordinance on October 13 as the parliament...

What's the punishment for death threats...

What's the punishment for death...

Law & Rights

Tue, Nov 17 2020

The country has seen a string of such threats in recent years

Parliament passes Marine Fisheries...

Parliament passes Marine Fisheries...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 16 2020

Fishing during a restricted time or in restricted area, fishing without approval for going to sea will...

Fish and Fish Products Bill passed with...

Fish and Fish Products Bill passed with...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 16 2020

It proposes a maximum five-year imprisonment or Tk5 lakh in fine or both for violating the law

Transgenders to gain inheritance rights...

Transgenders to gain inheritance...

People

Mon, Nov 16 2020

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told a cabinet meeting this week that new inheritance laws for the group,...

Ex-president of RU Press Club jailed...

Ex-president of RU Press Club jailed...

Law & Rights

Sun, Nov 15 2020

Journalists at the university formed a human chain protesting the arrest and demanded that the captive...

ARTICLE 19 hosts consultation on defending...

ARTICLE 19 hosts consultation on defending...

Law & Rights

Wed, Nov 4 2020

A Dhaka Declaration on Media Freedom was drafted during the consultation, incorporating suggestions from...

Buet warns students about social media...

Buet warns students about social media...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 20 2020

Buet will not be liable if students face legal complications because of their actions on social...

Law Minister: Inclusion of death penalty...

'Death penalty will reduce rape'

Law & Rights

Mon, Oct 12 2020

Earlier on Monday, the cabinet approved the amendment of the Prevention of Women & Children Repression...

'Amending rape law to include death...

'Rape law amendment a milestone'

Law & Rights

Mon, Oct 12 2020

Earlier on Monday, the cabinet approved the amendment of the Prevention of Women & Children Repression...