• Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019
  • Last Update : 02:06 am
Kumaratunga: Sri Lanka war widows face...

Kumaratunga: Sri Lanka war widows face...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 15 2017

At least 100,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives during the conflict that saw horrific abuses by both...

OBR honours success of Bangladeshi women...

OBR honours success of Bangladeshi women...

Law & Rights

Tue, Feb 14 2017

One Billion Rising (OBR) honoured archers Hira Moni and Bonna Akter, who have established their names...

Make Bangladesh safe for women

Make Bangladesh safe for women

Editorial

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Gender-based violence has no place in a civilised society -- the government must take the issue more...

What about the women?

What about the women?

Ekram Kabir , Ekram Kabir

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Why is violence against women still so prevalent?

Afghan woman mutilated by husband seeks...

Afghan woman mutilated by husband seeks...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 2 2017

An Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears said on Thursday she was seeking donations for treatment...

Putting an end to the culture of...

Putting an end to the culture of...

Editorial

Wed, Feb 1 2017

The cabinet’s approval of the draft of the new anti-dowry law is a welcome legislation, with a provision...

10 organising hacks for every working...

10 organising hacks for every working...

D2

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Cleaning out that junk is no more a long shot

Improving public transport is the...

Improving public transport is the...

Editorial

Fri, Dec 23 2016

Women-only buses can give women the option of commuting with a feeling of safety. However, it is not...

Magura women quietly being lifted out...

Magura women quietly being lifted out...

Development

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Hundreds of ultra poor women are being lifted out of poverty in Magura under a joint program by the Ministry...

Terrorist Marjan’s wife gives birth...

Terrorist Marjan’s wife gives birth...

Crime

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Afrin Akhter, alias Fatema Ferdous, wife of JMB leader Nurul Islam Marjan, was taken to Dhaka Medical...

Alarming rise in child abuse

Alarming rise in child abuse

Crime

Mon, Dec 19 2016

Child rape was up by 161% in 2015 compared to the year before

84% of women commuters experience sexual...

84% of women commuters experience sexual...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 19 2016

Women commuters in Bangladesh face consistent sexual harassment when in public, severely limiting their...

Save our girls

Save our girls

Tamanna Hoq Riti , Rasheda Akter

Mon, Dec 19 2016

We need to learn to protect the most vulnerable in our society

Floating farms bring smile to ultra...

Floating farms bring smile to ultra...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 13 2016

The new concept of such farming started a year ago at Notunpara village in Pabna

Why we need women leaders

Why we need women leaders

Climate Change

Sat, Dec 10 2016

Imagine you are a woman named Mahreen. You live in a crowded, informal settlement with limited security...

PM urges women to seize their...

PM urges women to seize their...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 9 2016

The government is prioritising education and training for women so that they can attain economic freedom...

Make Your Dreams Come True

Make Your Dreams Come True

Biz Info

Sun, Dec 4 2016

Fair & Lovely Foundation has been working for Women enpowerment

Something made only for you

Something made only for you

Magazine

Fri, Dec 2 2016

Have you ever thought of timeless fashion that is inspired by nature? Nishat Khan talks about her perspective...

France, Germany to honour brave women,...

France, Germany to honour brave women,...

Bangladeshi civil society member among the awardees

Home isn’t the only place women are...

Home isn’t the only place women are...

Marat Yu

Mon, Nov 28 2016

Policies need to be put up to discourage violence against women

A better world for women

A better world for women

Uncategorized

Sat, Nov 26 2016

Women’s rights have come a long way