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Reflections on selected aspects of human rights in Bangladesh

Sumaiya Khair is a Professor of Law at the University of Dhaka, where she served as Head of the Department of Law from 2009-2011. She has a PhD from

Human rights to flourish democratisation

A right is a claim that we are justified in making. Based on the principle of respect for individuals, human rights are standards that recognise,

Protection of human rights through good governance

The concept of ‘good governance’ has two aspects. The first aspect is related to the form of the government which is best represented by

Basics of research for law students

Legal research is an essential part of studying law. Through research, students can expand the horizon of their legal knowledge. While research in itself may be a fun activity to many, it can also be frustrating.

Bangladesh’s contribution to standards on refugee protection

Bangladesh has given refuge to around one million Rohingyas. The number is constantly increasing with the birth of new babies in the camps.

World Human Rights Day Write-up Competition 2022

World Human Rights Day is observed globally on the 10th of December to commemorate the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Bangladesh ranks 127th in WJP Rule of Law Index

Bangladesh has ranked 127th out of 140 nations on the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2022.

Some Reflections on the ICJ’s judgment on preliminary objections in The Gambia v Myanmar

Law Desk (LD): What was your immediate reaction when you first read the ICJ’s judgment on preliminary objections in The Gambia v Myanmar?

What to do if you have been sacked while on maternity leave

A few months ago, Mita (not her real name), a pregnant garments worker, while giving an interview to a well-known newspaper, mentioned

International Conference on the Genocide of 1971 held in Canada and Bangladesh

On 21 September 2022, Bangladesh High Commission in Canada; Bangabandhu Center for Bangladesh Studies (BCBS), Canada; Conflict and Resilience

Developed countries should accept responsibility to establish a loss and damage fund

Mr. Ian Fry is the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change.

Amendment to the Labour Rules 2015: Safer Workplace for Women

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has introduced some important amendments to the Labour Rules 2015 with effect from 1 September 2022.