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Call for moral education to curb violence...

Call for moral education to curb violence...

Event

Sun, Jul 29 2018

5.7% of the country’s children are subjected to sexual violence before reaching age 10, speakers...

India most dangerous country for women...

India most dangerous country for women...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 26 2018

Government data shows reported cases of crime against women rose by 83% between 2007 and 2016, when there...

H&M, Gap to probe violence, sex abuse...

H&M, Gap to probe violence, sex abuse...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jun 6 2018

A separate report published last month by the coalition of rights groups found similar abuse of women...

UN blacklists Myanmar military for sexual...

UN blacklists Myanmar military for sexual...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 14 2018

Guterres said, in the UN report, most victims are 'politically and economically marginalized women and...

When women fight back

When women fight back

Magazine

Wed, Mar 14 2018

How learning self-defense empowers women against sexual repression

Man arrested for allegedly raping girl...

Man arrested for allegedly raping girl...

Nation

Fri, Feb 16 2018

Police said they were able to apprehend the rape suspect quickly because of National Help Desk...

Parents seek justice for murdered Cambrian...

Parents seek justice for murdered Cambrian...

Nation

Wed, Jan 17 2018

Sudipta Chowdhury Emu, 19, died under mysterious circumstances in Cox's Bazar on December 26, 2017

Justice hard to come by for victims...

Justice hard to come by for victims...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 25 2017

Between 2012 and October 2017, a total of 2,788 minor girls and 1,597 women were raped, Odhikar

UN envoy: Sexual attacks against Rohingya...

UN envoy: Sexual attacks against Rohingya...

World

Thu, Nov 23 2017

The UN envoy said widespread atrocities have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar’s military...

Ending the stigma

Ending the stigma

Taslima Yasmin

Tue, Nov 21 2017

A rape victim should never be blamed or shamed for her plight

Angelina Jolie to visit Bangladesh to...

Angelina Jolie to visit Bangladesh to...

World

Thu, Nov 16 2017

Accusations of organised mass rape and other crimes against humanity were leveled at the Myanmar military...

Bangladeshi gets life term for raping...

Bangladeshi gets life term for raping...

Crime

Thu, Nov 9 2017

On Tuesday the court found Nazrul Islam guilty of rape and attempted murder, among other offences

Police officers mocked gang rape survivor...

Police officers mocked gang rape survivor...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 4 2017

India has a grim record of sexual violence

Trapped within four walls

Trapped within four walls

Law & Rights

Sat, Nov 4 2017

70% of cases of violence against domestic workers are settled outside court

Swiss tourists suffer brutal attack...

Swiss tourists suffer brutal attack...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 26 2017

The motive for the attack was not clear, but levels of sexual violence are relatively high in India and...

Dhaka ranked as 7th most dangerous megacity...

Dhaka ranked as 7th most dangerous megacity...

Dhaka

Fri, Oct 20 2017

The results of the survey were based on responses from 20 women’s rights experts in each of the 19 cities...

Man jailed for life for raping mentally...

Man jailed for life for raping mentally...

Court

Thu, Sep 21 2017

The court also charged him with a fine of Tk1 lakh, and three additional years in prison in case of...

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...

The system must  not fail her

The system must not fail her

Editorial

Thu, Sep 14 2017

Time and again, the legal system has failed to throw rapists behind bars, encouraging the crime to continue...

India kicks off world's largest march...

India kicks off world's largest march...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 12 2017

Children in India face a barrage of threats ranging from human trafficking, sexual violence and early...

A sick society?

A sick society?

Editorial

Tue, Aug 1 2017

It throws into sharp relief our perverted value system as a society