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Two Hill Women’s Federation leaders...

Two Hill Women’s Federation leaders...

Nation

Sun, Mar 18 2018

Local groups have protested by shutting down the Khagrachhari-Rangamati Road

When women fight back

When women fight back

Magazine

Wed, Mar 14 2018

How learning self-defense empowers women against sexual repression

Why we need to immediately recognise...

Why we need to immediately recognise...

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

“What does she do?” “Nothing – she's a housewife.” This is a response that is all too common in Bangladeshi...

Shirin Ebadi seeks awareness among women...

Shirin Ebadi seeks awareness among women...

Law & Rights

Fri, Mar 2 2018

To eradicate patriarchal culture, Ebadi said women should be made aware of the various ways in which...

‘End impunity for violations against...

‘End impunity for violations against...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 20 2018

APWLD has urged the Bangladesh government to take immediate action regarding the violence against the...

Watch: This is why household abuse is...

Watch: This is why household abuse is...

Nation

Sun, Jan 21 2018

In full view of public, he hit her with a shoe and kicked her in the head, gut, and all over her body...

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

Batighata schoolgirl: Policemen have...

Batighata schoolgirl: Policemen have...

Nation

Thu, Jan 11 2018

Policemen from a temporary outpost in Batiaghata upazila often make vulgar comments and gestures at female...

Woman beaten dead by husband, in-laws...

Woman beaten dead by husband, in-laws...

Nation

Thu, Dec 7 2017

The husband and his family has gone into hiding since the incident, according to their neighbours

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

To my comrades

To my comrades

Luba Khalili

Sat, Nov 25 2017

When advancing the cause of equality, let’s not fall back on harmful stereotypes about women

16 days of activism against gender-based...

16 days of activism against gender-based...

Law & Rights

Fri, Nov 24 2017

Every person can be an ambassador for change

Why #metoo is important

Why #metoo is important

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Many women who have survived sexual violence still have to face social barriers and stigmas and are forced...

Sultana Kamal: 87% women face domestic...

Sultana Kamal: 87% women face domestic...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 25 2017

The rights activist was referring to the figure from the Violence against Women Survey 2011

Woman raped by UP member in Savar

Woman raped by UP member in Savar

Nation

Mon, Sep 18 2017

Taher threatened to kill the victim if she informed the authorities

Bangladeshi man held for raping Finnish...

Bangladeshi man held for raping Finnish...

Europe

Wed, Sep 13 2017

The accused allegedly stole €40 from the victim as well

Brac holds roundtable on media's role...

Brac holds roundtable on media's role...

Dhaka

Sat, Sep 9 2017

The emphasis on language was brought multiple times in the discussion – how language is used to perpetuate...

The second rape

The second rape

Law & Rights

Fri, Aug 25 2017

A colonial law and a courtroom ordeal doubly traumatise rape victims

71 women and children tortured in Khulna...

71 women and children tortured in Khulna...

Crime

Mon, Aug 14 2017

247 cases, including charges of murder, rape, robbery, arms, human traffiking and narcotics, were filed...

Violence against women is creating a...

Violence against women is creating a...

Law & Rights

Fri, Aug 11 2017

It found 60-74% of married women had been subjected to violence by their husbands, and that these women...

Laili's children to get home under govt...

Laili's children to get home under govt...

Nation

Tue, Aug 8 2017

Kurigram Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Ferdous Khan instructed Phulbari upazila administration to arrange...