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Speakers: Make example of those who...

Speakers: Make example of those who...

Law & Rights

Tue, Dec 29 2020

The rate of violence against women and children has increased by 31% compared to the domestic violence...

OP-ED: Equal pay for equal work

OP-ED: Equal pay for equal work

Afrin Mahbub

Fri, Dec 11 2020

Society needs to see women as much more than just caregivers and homemakers

OP-ED: How to treat women equally

OP-ED: How to treat women equally

Anusha Islam Raha

Tue, Dec 8 2020

Why positive action is necessary to equalize the playing field

ED: Towards a more gender-equal...

ED: Towards a more gender-equal...

Editorial

Wed, Dec 2 2020

It is our retrograde mentality that needs to change

Survey reveals progress towards gender...

Survey reveals progress towards gender...

Law & Rights

Mon, Nov 30 2020

The survey found 50.5% of women under the age of 30 need permission from their male partners to go outside...

ED: A need to change hearts and...

ED: A need to change hearts and...

Editorial

Sun, Nov 29 2020

What has unfortunately exacerbated the situation further is the lack of help and support that the victims...

UN launches campaign to promote gender...

UN launches campaign to promote gender...

Law and Rights

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The campaign starts on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November...

Study: Female members of coastal fishing...

Women in coastal fishing households...

Nation

Mon, Nov 16 2020

About 31% of women of fishing families do not have an opinion on the purchase of family property

ED: Cooperatives lead  the way

ED: Cooperatives lead the way

Editorial

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Only a focused, concerted effort will allow the country to eradicate all forms of poverty

UN chief deplores persistent lack of...

UN deplores lack of women in peace...

World

Fri, Oct 30 2020

The Security Council was set Thursday to consider a resolution that would encourage greater representation...

ED: Women lead the way in keeping the...

ED: Women lead the way in keeping the...

Editorial

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Women lead the way in keeping the peace

Covid-19 forces more US women back into...

Covid-19 forces more US women back into...

North America

Tue, Oct 6 2020

For women who have lost their jobs during the pandemic, the lack of child care has made it doubly difficult...

PM Hasina pledges to raise women’s participation...

PM for raising women's participation...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 1 2020

The premier said Bangladesh earned many global accolades due to its achievements in women...

OP-ED: A damsel never in distress

OP-ED: A damsel never in distress

Towheed Feroze

Sun, Sep 27 2020

Diana Rigg challenged the notion that women could only be defined by their looks

OP-ED: Does equality remain an...

OP-ED: Does equality remain an...

Nasrin Pervin

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Why women need to break their shackles, both from the inside and the outside

OP-ED: The role of e-commerce in empowering...

OP-ED: The role of e-commerce in empowering...

Nowshin Islam

Tue, Sep 8 2020

Technology is helping to bridge the existing inequalities in entrepreneurship

Afghan govt says mother's name can go...

Afghan govt says mother's name can go...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 6 2020

The legal amendment still needs approval from the country's male-dominated parliament and must then...

ED: The empowerment of women is a prerequisite...

ED: The empowerment of women is a prerequisite...

Editorial

Tue, Jul 14 2020

It is only when our women are truly empowered, across all sectors, will Bangladesh reach its full potential...

UN: Women, girls require more protection...

UN: Women, girls require more protection...

World

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Women and girls face additional hardships from the pandemic, including sexual abuse – particularly...

UNFPA highlights health, rights of women,...

UNFPA highlights health, rights of women,...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jul 12 2020

The UN agency, together with the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (DPSDU), organized...

Organic farming brings fortune for female...

Organic farming brings fortune for female...

Nation

Tue, May 19 2020

Salina said she cultivates organic vegetables and rice on 25 bigas of land, and makes an excellent income...