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  • 'Judicial divorce' as exit

    Present Muslim divorce Laws in Bangladesh allow husbands to pronounce divorce unilaterally. The only restriction imposed on this unilateral exercise of power is to serve notice to the wife according to section 7 of the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance

  • 7TH MARCH SPEECH and Preamble of our Constitution

    The historic speech of the father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the 7th March, 1971 was

  • From Transition to Transformation

    Choices of transitional justice mechanisms have to be sensitive to the practical limits of justice in a society transitioning from military

  • To make village courts effective

    In rural Bangladesh, conflict management has been apparent over the years. The Village Courts Act of 2006, which replaced and updated the Village Courts Act of 1976, provides for the establishment of a court in every Union Council.

  • Judging apex judges by parliamentarians

    The 16th Amendment to the Constitution of Bangladesh in 2014 removed the power to impeach apex court judges from the Supreme

  • Framing a social enterprise law

    BRAC and Grameen - Bangladesh is home to two of the world's largest social enterprises. Undisputed as this fact is, it is curious that

  • Towards a sustainable criminal justice system

    Given that economic sufferings of the justice seeking people are immense in our country, the time demands a sustainable criminal

  • Compensatory justice to the victims of war

    Soon after the Second World War, by constituting the Charters of the Nuremberg Tribunal (1945) and Tokyo Tribunal (1946), the world

  • Enforcement of IPRs

    The present world is witnessing increased attention on the issues concerning Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in the policy making at


    A 2013 report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and McAfee surveyed various implications of cybercrimes on