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Nobel literature academy shaken by #MeToo...

Nobel literature academy shaken by #MeToo...

Europe

Fri, Nov 24 2017

The alleged sexual assaults occurred between 1996 and 2017

Hollywood's #MeToo wave engulfs...

Hollywood's #MeToo wave engulfs...

North America

Sun, Nov 19 2017

'Our goal is not only to raise awareness, but also make abundantly clear that harassment in any form...

Schoolgirl molested by home tutor in...

Schoolgirl molested by home tutor in...

Nation

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Upon finding her alone in the building, Sujan forced himself on the girl, covering her mouth so that...

Woman accuses US Senator Al Franken...

Woman accuses US Senator Al Franken...

North America

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Franken, a Democrat, issued an apology on Thursday

31 sexual abuse cases against UN personnel...

31 sexual abuse cases against UN personnel...

World

Sat, Nov 4 2017

Of the 31 cases, 12 involve military personnel from peacekeeping operations including those in the Central...

Mother arrested after forcing pre-teen...

Mother arrested after forcing pre-teen...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 1 2017

A Malaysian woman was arrested after forcing her two daughters, aged eight and 10, to have sex for...

Thousands respond 'me too' to Alyssa...

Thousands respond 'me too' to Alyssa...

Around the Web

Mon, Oct 16 2017

Many women appeared to be speaking out for the first time about abuses they had suffered, and said they...

5 lies about rape

5 lies about rape

Barrister Quazi Maruf , Nazia Rahman

Tue, Sep 19 2017

It’s time to smash those myths

Zero tolerance for sexual violence

Zero tolerance for sexual violence

Editorial

Tue, Sep 19 2017

It is time to reaffirm our pledge of peacekeeping to the world, and we can do so by taking a strong and...

New misconduct allegations hang over...

New misconduct allegations hang over...

World

Tue, Sep 19 2017

In March, the secretary-general announced new measures to tackle the problem, including a new focus on...

A failure to protect

A failure to protect

Jahanara Nuri

Sat, Jul 22 2017

Economic growth means nothing if we can’t keep girls and women safe from abuse

547 boys were abused at German Catholic...

547 boys were abused at German Catholic...

Europe

Tue, Jul 18 2017

The German scandal is one of several to have rocked the Catholic Church in recent years, notably in Ireland...

Two Savar rape accused placed on 7-day...

Two Savar rape accused placed on 7-day...

Crime

Sun, Jul 9 2017

Police could not yet arrest Liton Ali Mondol, the main accused of the case

Less than 1% ever gets punished for...

Less than 1% ever gets punished for...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jul 9 2017

The five tribunals have received 4,436 rape cases for trial so far between 2003 and 2016

One victim, multiple perpetrators

One victim, multiple perpetrators

Crime

Sun, Jul 9 2017

Halima’s story is full of sexual abuse from an early age. She was gang raped just days before she was...

Police stations ill-equipped for sexual...

Police stations ill-equipped for sexual...

Crime

Fri, May 12 2017

There was no specific desk or department to deal with such cases because the station had limited...

Psycho suitor arrested for abduction...

Psycho suitor arrested for abduction...

Crime

Wed, May 3 2017

Enraged at having his marriage proposal rejected, a mentally unstable young man began to harass his ex-girlfriend...

Girl sexually assaulted in

Girl sexually assaulted in

Crime

Fri, Apr 28 2017

The man had found the girl alone at home on Thursday afternoon and had attacked her

UN to Bangladesh: Set minimum age of...

UN to Bangladesh: Set minimum age of...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 29 2017

Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world

Not just a label

Not just a label

Feminism needs to represent all women

Ambassadors for change

Ambassadors for change

Various authors

Tue, Mar 7 2017

Gender-based violence undermines the progress Bangladesh has made