Women migrant workers facing the continuum of exploitation

Ann Stewart is a Professor of Law at the University of Warwick. She researches and teaches in the area of gender and law with a

‘We better focus on restoring Article 116 to its original form'

Justice M A Matin is a retired Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He was appointed as Additional

The risk of abusive constitutionalism

Dr. Ridwanul Hoque is Professor of Law at the University of Dhaka. He was a Commonwealth Scholar at SOAS, University of London,

October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020

Combatting rape: A more effective strategy is to properly enforce existing laws

LD: What, in your opinion, are the reasons of the recent surge in incidence of rape?

October 13, 2020
October 13, 2020

Death penalty for rape: The severity of punishment has nothing to do with impunity

Law Desk (LD): What would be your general observations on the increasing number of rape and its relation with the culture of impunity?

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Language is a vehicle that often carries sexism and misogyny

Dr. Faustina Pereira is a human rights lawyer, scholar, and a gender and development specialist.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

The outcome of any UPR or treaty body review should be placed before the parliament for deliberation and policy guidance

UPR may be described as an interactive dialogue about human rights situation between the state under review and other UN Member States. It entails immense importance in the present context. For...

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Positive discrimination can ensure gender balance

Professor Dr. Shahnaz Huda has been teaching law at the University of Dhaka since 1989, specialising in personal and comparative

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

Towards creating an indigenous legal corpus in Bangla

Arif Khan is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He studied law from the University of Dhaka. He is one of the co-founders of Reading Club, a Dhaka University based platform for...

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

Legal review of weapons and international law

Dr. William Boothby is an Associate Fellow under the Global Fellowship Initiative (GFI) at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). He formerly held the position of Air Commodore in the Royal...

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Time to think differently about 'justice needs'

Law Desk (LD): Could you tell us about the background of the study titled 'Justice Needs and Satisfaction in Bangladesh, 2018: Legal Problems in Daily Life'?

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

A voice for the marginalised communities

Law Desk (LD): Tell us the background in brief of your work. Also, what are some of the key challenges you faced in being the voice of marginalised community in India?