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Hasina defends new child marriage...

Hasina defends new child marriage...

Law & Rights

Wed, Dec 7 2016

Hasina blasts NGOs and individuals for raising questions about a special provision in Child Marriage...

Survey: Bangladesh child labourers toil...

Survey: Bangladesh child labourers toil...

Law & Rights

Wed, Dec 7 2016

Bangladeshi child labourers who live in slums work for an average of 64 hours a week, many of them in...

'Attitude towards disabilities needs...

'Attitude towards disabilities needs...

Education

Wed, Dec 7 2016

'The government should formulate a guideline for everyone to learn how to act with and around children...

13th JS session begins Sunday

13th JS session begins Sunday

Uncategorized

Sat, Dec 3 2016

The 13th session of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) will begin at 4pm Sunday, says a Parliament Secretariat...

Violence against women: Mindset needs...

Violence against women: Mindset needs...

Uncategorized

Fri, Dec 2 2016

Academics, rights' groups and law enforcers all agree: women face widespread discrimination, and society...

Watch: Mashrafe condemns violence against...

Watch: Mashrafe condemns violence against...

Uncategorized

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Bangladesh ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and several notable people have appeared in a USAID Bangladesh...

Watch: Afsan Chowdhury's take on fresh...

Watch: Afsan Chowdhury's take on fresh...

Videos

Tue, Nov 29 2016

Eminent journalist-researcher Afsan Chowdhury speaks to the Dhaka Tribune's Tanim Ahmed on the humanitarian,...

Trial begins in Khadiza attack

Trial begins in Khadiza attack

Court

Tue, Nov 29 2016

The trial of Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Badrul Alam for attempting to murder college student Khadiza...

Khadiza shifted to CRP, determined to...

Khadiza shifted to CRP, determined to...

Law & Rights

Mon, Nov 28 2016

Having survived an almost fatal attack, Khadiza will undergo advanced rehabilitation treatment and therapy...

'No permanent support system for victims...

'No permanent support system for victims...

Law & Rights

Sun, Nov 27 2016

Representatives of the government, law enforcement and rights groups agree that the country lacks proper...

Muhith adamant on keeping the special...

Muhith adamant on keeping the special...

Law & Rights

Sun, Nov 27 2016

The new Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016 has special provisions that critics say are not only contradictory...

‘Indigenous peoples need land...

‘Indigenous peoples need land...

Bangladesh

Sun, Nov 27 2016

The failure of the ILO’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention 1957, adopted by Bangladesh in 1972,...

Santal victim files GD against Gobindaganj...

Santal victim files GD against Gobindaganj...

Nation

Sat, Nov 26 2016

A Santal man has filed a GD against Gobindaganj lawmaker Prof Abul Kalam Azad and Upazila Nirbahi Officer...

Acid survivor Nahar: Empowerment will...

Acid survivor Nahar: Empowerment will...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 26 2016

Empowering women in regards with earning and making decisions in family matters will help bring and influence...

Ashulia factory fire: Life lost in the...

Ashulia factory fire: Life lost in the...

Regulations

Sat, Nov 26 2016

Tuesday's fire at a gas lighter factory in Ashulia, Dhaka has already claimed the lives of two workers....

Activists call for a pro-women...

Activists call for a pro-women...

Uncategorized

Fri, Nov 25 2016

The number and extent of reported incidents of sexual harassment, rape, torture, acid attack and murder...

Women repression cases see 0.5%...

Women repression cases see 0.5%...

Law & Rights

Fri, Nov 25 2016

When most of the women and children do not disclose information of sexual violence and harassment, those...

Bangladesh putting diplomatic pressure...

Bangladesh putting diplomatic pressure...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Nov 25 2016

Bangladesh government has conveyed to the foreign diplomats in Dhaka its grave concern over the atrocities...

'Child Marriage Restraint Act contradicts...

'Child Marriage Restraint Act contradicts...

Uncategorized

Fri, Nov 25 2016

According to a provision of the proposed law, child marriage will be allowed in special cases, such as...

No more Bangladeshi TV adverts on foreign...

No more Bangladeshi TV adverts on foreign...

Uncategorized

Thu, Nov 24 2016

The Ministry of Information issued a circular on Thursday to stop airing local product advertisements...

‘Blame game of political parties encourage...

‘Blame game of political parties encourage...

Uncategorized

Thu, Nov 24 2016

The leaders of the minorities groups pointed out that blame-game among the political parties is the key...