• Friday, August 29, 2014

Law And Our Rights

Reviewing the views

Published Date: August 26, 2014
Parliamentary impeachment of senior judges amid powerful executive: A paradox?

Parliamentary impeachment of senior judges amid powerful executive: A paradox?

RECENTLY the cabinet has decided to confer on Parliament the power of impeachment of judges of the Supreme Court (SC). The issue is of paramount importance in the context of good governance propelled by the constitutional principle of the separation of power.   The constitution explicitly provides for an impartial and independent judiciary as...

Rights Advocacy

Published Date: August 26, 2014
Maternity benefits - Right or Privilege?

Maternity benefits - Right or Privilege?

MATERNITY leave means the period of paid absence from work. Maternity leave may be termed as a period of approved absence for a female worker granted for the purpose of giving birth and taking care of newborn child. Such type of leave is allowed to a mother before and after the birth of...

Law Event
Justice for Children

Published Date: August 26, 2014
Independent non-judicial forum indeed essential

Independent non-judicial forum indeed essential

CHILDREN who face criminal charges are not only victims of social circumstances but also frequent subjects of harassment by concerned authorities in Bangladesh. Such victimisation of children stems mainly from the lack of awareness about child psychology and child rights which are showcased and guaranteed in various domestic and international human rights law. To...