• Thursday, April 17, 2014

Law And Our Rights

Ensuring governance in NGOs

Law Opinion

Published Date: April 1, 2014
Ensuring governance in NGOs

NGOs or civil society organisations, which initially focused on relief and rehabilitation activities in Bangladesh, have turned out today to be one of the most important contributors in the development activities, irrespective of the argument that their functions should have primarily focused on promoting democratic institutions instead. These days, NGOs or civil society...

Law Letters

Published Date: April 1, 2014
The relevancy of 'rollback clause' for LDCs IPRs regime

The relevancy of 'rollback clause' for LDCs IPRs regime

The WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), with its 'one-size-fits-all' approach has created serious implications for the developing and least developed countries (LDCs) in the field of public health, agriculture and development. Having recognised the insufficiency in infrastructure and policy regime for enforcing the stringent IPRs standards as envisaged...

Promoting Child Rights
Draft Child Marriage Restraint Act

Published Date: April 1, 2014
A toothless law to combat child marriage

A toothless law to combat child marriage

DESPITE the existence of legal provisions against child marriage, it is prevalent in many parts of Bangladesh which compromises the advancement of larger portions of adolescents. By virtue of religious dichotomy following by orthodox interpretation of religious texts, early marriage still subsists in the modern society. While the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929...