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ActionAid: 87% students unaware of SC...

ActionAid: 87% students unaware of SC...

Nation

Thu, Jan 17 2019

Taslima Yasmin, assistant professor of law at Dhaka University, conducted the study in different educational...

‘No reform of rape definition in 160...

‘No reform of rape definition in 160...

Law & Rights

Sat, Dec 8 2018

Primitive rape definition fails to punish perpetrator, provide proper justice to rape victim

Research shows 66% Bangladeshi women...

Research shows 66% Bangladeshi women...

Nation

Thu, Dec 6 2018

It furthers that there is 32% chance that a court will dismiss a case and release the perpetrator

Political parties urged to include climate...

Political parties urged to include climate...

Election

Wed, Nov 28 2018

Their call came at a time when all major and minor political parties are preparing to begin their official...

The one year mark of the Rohingya...

The one year mark of the Rohingya...

Farah Kabir

Sat, Aug 25 2018

It is time to take stock of where we stand

Forced to walk miles, India water crisis...

Forced to walk miles, India water crisis...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 14 2018

On an average, a rural woman walks 5km to 20km a day just to fetch water, according to estimates by...

Myanmar minister to visit Cox’s Bazar...

Myanmar minister to visit Cox’s Bazar...

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Apr 2 2018

Since the latest influx began, no Myanmar minister till now visited the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar,...

Grassroots innovations key to tackling...

Grassroots innovations key to tackling...

Environment

Fri, Feb 9 2018

The objective of the two-day conference, being held in Kuakata, is to support innovations, ideas and...

Pakistan orders several foreign aid...

Pakistan orders several foreign aid...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 14 2017

While militancy and natural disasters plague parts of Pakistan, the country has shown increasing suspicion...

Brac still in operation in

Brac still in operation in

South Asia

Sun, Dec 10 2017

Brac has denied receiving any government order to shut down operations as earlier reported by Daily...

ActionAid study: 54.7% of urban women...

ActionAid study: 54.7% of urban women...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 30 2017

Bangladesh ranks sixth in a list of 10 countries surveyed on women's safety

Women suffer the most from a lack of...

Women suffer the most from a lack of...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'I cannot believe how clean this bathroom is. I usually drink as little water as possible when I am out...

ActionAid's research highlights measures...

ActionAid's research highlights measures...

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 29 2017

ActionAid's research focuses on loopholes in the existing legal system for sexual harassment

Men should also get parental leave

Men should also get parental leave

Law & Rights

Sat, Sep 30 2017

Women spend an average of more than seven hours on unpaid care work while men spend approximately an...

Report: Sexual harassment is commonplace...

Report: Sexual harassment is commonplace...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jul 16 2017

A new report by ActionAid Bangladesh says the atmospheres in public service-oriented places are not very...

Study: 56pc city women stay indoors...

Study: 56pc city women stay indoors...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 21 2017

Some 22.5% respondents mentioned about harassment by co-passengers, drivers, helpers and others, while...