• College student 'raped' in Dhaka

    A college student was allegedly raped in the city and police have arrested two men in this connection.

  • ASI arrested for gang-rape on policewoman

    The policeman who allegedly accompanied his cohorts and gang-raped his divorced cop wife has been arrested from Cox’s Bazar’s this morning, law enforcers says.

  • Most rape victims are minors

    A study by this paper has found that 82 percent of rape victims are under the age of 20, many of them minors. More than half of the victims were schoolgirls who were raped on their way to or from school. About twenty-two percent were sexually abused at home.

  • Forensic report confirms rape of female cop

    Forensic report of the policewoman allegedly gang-raped by her estranged husband and his cohorts on June 14 at Khilgaon finds evidence of sexual intercourse with the victim.

  • Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

    A “rape shield” law for Bangladesh

    While rape is a commonly reported form of violence against women in Bangladesh, only over one half of women who experience rape actually seek any kind of remedy from the police.

  • 82pc rape victims are under 20

    A study by The Daily Star has discovered that 82 percent of the rape victims are under the age of 20. Fifty two percent of girls or women are raped by an individual male,37 percent are gang-raped and 11 percent faced rape attempts.

  • Rape–another crime of human traffickers at sea

    An investigative report by this paper has unraveled the horrifying sexual abuse of Rohingya women while they make their perilous trips at sea.

  • Women are sexually abused all the way

    Afia (not her real name) was not accompanied by any of her family members, but she showed no signs of jitters. While many in the vessel turned pale in panic due to want of food and water in the perilous sea, the beautiful young girl held her nerves.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi withdraws two-finger test circular

    The Delhi government will withdraw its earlier circular which ruled out the banning of the controversial two-finger test on rape survivors.

  • Outrageous gang-rape again

    Amid countrywide outrage and concern over sexual abuse against women, a girl has been gang-raped in Gazipur’s Kaliganj.

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