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Report: Taliban scouting porn sites...

'Taliban making kill list of Afghan...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 4 2021

Sex work in Afghanistan is illegal and even though the penal code does not specify the punishment, they...

Covid-19: Vaccination campaign underway...

Covid vaccination underway at Daulatdia...

Coronavirus

Thu, Aug 19 2021

Collaborative efforts are on to inoculate those living in the country’s biggest brothel

Bangladesh inoculates older sex workers...

Bangladesh inoculates older sex...

Bangladesh

Thu, Feb 25 2021

Among the 1,400 sex workers who live in the Daulatdia brothel, few knew how to register for the jab

‘Every child has the right to quality...

‘Every child has the right to quality...

Nation

Mon, Sep 14 2020

The minister inaugurated the expansion for residential education and rehabilitation of children of Baniashanta...

JCI Young distributes food relief to...

JCI Young distributes food relief to...

Nation

Tue, Jun 30 2020

With one meal a day, most are struggling to keep themselves alive amidst hunger and poverty

Covid-19 renders 8,000 sex workers homeless...

Covid-19 renders 8,000 sex workers homeless...

Coronavirus

Fri, May 1 2020

At least 20,000 sex workers have become jobless as coronavirus continues to wreak havoc

Coronavirus: Hunger grips sex workers...

Coronavirus: Hunger grips sex workers...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 25 2020

About 150,000 sex workers in Bangladesh are one of the worst hit communities 

Time to end the stigma

Time to end the stigma

Editorial

Thu, Feb 13 2020

Sex workers, just like anyone else, should not only be granted their basic human rights, but also be...

A life of dignity

A life of dignity

Sarmin Akther

Wed, May 15 2019

All people, including sex workers, have fundamental rights

Children of sex workers look toward...

Children of sex workers look toward...

Nation

Sun, Feb 24 2019

These children will not let their birthplace define who they are

23 held with drugs worth over...

23 held with drugs worth over...

Crime

Sun, May 20 2018

Police have recovered 105 pieces of yaba tablets, one kilogram of hemp, and 502 grams of heroin worth...

The children we forgot

The children we forgot

Opinion

Thu, May 3 2018

Children of sex workers need to be protected and cared for

Sex workers still struggling for their...

Sex workers still struggling for their...

Special Supplement

Mon, Apr 30 2018

“I have four children. I have kept them in a separate place so that they cannot join in this profession....

No child  left behind

No child left behind

Opinion

Thu, Sep 7 2017

The real solution is in destroying the stigma associated with sex work, so that the children of sex workers...

Sonar Bangla - A home for children of...

Sonar Bangla - A home for children of...

Nation

Tue, Sep 5 2017

The children's home is being run in association with Terre des Hommes Netherlands and non-governmental...

‘I don’t want my daughter to grow up...

‘I don’t want my daughter to grow up...

Weekend Tribune

Sun, May 21 2017

Bonded sex workers in Bangladesh have tough choices

Sheikh Russel Shishutosh Angan a playground...

Sheikh Russel Shishutosh Angan a playground...

Dhaka

Tue, Apr 25 2017

For the past three years, residents of Dhanmondi and Kalabagan areas have been complaining in vain about...

German photographer's Tangail brothel...

German photographer's Tangail brothel...

World

Fri, Apr 21 2017

The Longings of Others, which won first place at the Sony World Photography Awards 2017, depicts the...

Not just a label

Not just a label

Feminism needs to represent all women

Watch: Memoirs of a sex worker

Watch: Memoirs of a sex worker

Law & Rights

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Women in conservative cultures like ours are usually viewed as financial burdens and those who lack the...

Still no rights for sex workers

Still no rights for sex workers

Law & Rights

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Having fought for decades to be accorded the basic human rights, sex workers are taking another stand...