- March 18, 2018
Earlier on Tuesday morning, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced that Baron Carlile will be advising Khaleda’s defense lawyers
Police says aid workers require work permits including work visa to carry out their relief work in the Rohingya camps
According to government rules and regulations, ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers and other senior officials get police protection. If anybody applies for security, arrangements will be made at the home ministry’s directives
‘It was reported that the attackers chanted the slogan “Joy Bangla” from the procession while they sexually molested and obstructed the free and safe movement of women’
‘Women are humans first, and we need to recognize them as such’
‘Gender literacy and knowledge, removing the social stigma and taboo as well as changing public attitude towards females in society can help lessen the incidents of harassments’
Encountering news about domestic violence against women has become a regular phenomenon for people in this country. We have become desensitized to cases of physical and sexual violence to such an extent, that the news of a woman filing a case against her husband for verbal abuse may sound eccentric to many.
“What does she do?”
“Nothing – she’s a housewife.”
This is a response that is all too common in Bangladeshi households. But do women who stay at home really do nothing?
An individual’s right to equality and freedom from all forms of discrimination lies in the heart of our Constitutional rights guaranteed by the State for every citizen of this country. The State is further bound by international obligations to protect those rights. Bangladesh is a party to eight core fundamental human rights treaties that includes the key international treaty dedicated to upholding equality rights for women – the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Being a State party to CEDAW, the State has an overall responsibility to protect the basic human rights of all women in Bangladesh by eradicating all kinds of discrimination against them and ensuring their equality in all spheres of their public and private life.
Sreepur upazila parishad Chairman Abul Jalil said that to date the Women, Children and Family Dispute Mitigation Committees have defended the rights of women in several homes.
The press release has expressed grave concerns over the attack
To eradicate patriarchal culture, Ebadi said women should be made aware of the various ways in which this culture is actually established itself so that they can fight against it
Gilmour is due to meet with senior government officials and representatives from Bangladesh’s National Human Rights Commission on March 5
Currently, 815,000 people with disabilities get a monthly allowance from the government
The view came at a program organized by Parliamentary Caucus on Migration and Development
The four-part series concludes with the legal repercussions for this heinous crime
The committee will provide oversight and act as an advisory body for the whole justice sector as well as lead the sector’s strategic reform process
The rights organization also condemned the reported arrest of some 50 BNP leaders and activists
The victim is currently undergoing treatment at One-stop Crisis Centre (OCC) of Dhaka Medical College Hospital
In light of widely reported incidents of animal cruelty in Bangladesh, Dhaka Tribune delves into the changing social views on pets and animal rights. In a four-part series, we look at the animal rescue shelters, the effect of pets on children, the availability of vets and the laws on animal abuse