Legal notice sent to Bidyanondo Foundation seeking clarification on donation

A woman has sent a legal notice to Kishore Kumar Das, chairman of the Bidyananda Foundation, seeking information on how her donation to the foundation was spent..Supreme Court lawyer Md Haider Tanviruzzaman said yesterday that the notice was issued on Tuesday on behalf of Sabiha Rahman Nit

Govt needs time to amend labour law: Law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq today said the government needs a reasonable amount of time to amend the labour law.

Historic May Day today

The historic May Day will be observed in Bangladesh today as elsewhere across the world with due respect

Mahila Parishad expresses concern over extrajudicial punishment

Expressing deep concern over the barbaric flogging and stoning of a wife of an expatriate in Barajum village of Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj district, Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) has demanded the proper implementation of the Supreme Court verdict to stop extrajudicial punishment to this end.

Rajshahi citizens group demand legal action into Sultana’s death

A group of citizens in Rajshahi today demanded legal action to ensure justice for the death of Sultana Jasmine while in Rab custody.

Christian Aid holds dialogue on gender equality

Christian Aid Bangladesh in partnership with BLAST, Bandhu Social Welfare Society, Nagorik Uddyog, and Wave Foundation, co-funded by the European Union, has organised a dialogue recently, marking International Women’s Day 2023, said a press release

Health service, protection, a legal right of labourers

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq yesterday urged all relevant stakeholders, including, owners, labourers and government to work sincerely in order to ensure a congenial atmosphere at workplaces, saying that having health service and protection is the legal right of every labourer.

Bride-groom demand repeal of DSA during reception

Many brides and grooms from all over the world have come to the limelight by organising fancy weddings which make for great photos on social media

Rana Plaza tragedy victims remembered in Savar

A candlelight vigil was held in Savar today as relatives, and leaders and activists of different labour organisations remembered the victims of the Rana Plaza tragedy.

31 orgs demand scrapping of DSA

Thirty-one social and cultural organisations today demanded the scrapping of the Digital Security Act and other repressive laws to ensure people’s freedom of expression

RMG sector saw progress but still not enough: US ambassador

Although progress has been made in the garment sector for the RMG workers’ betterment following the Rana Plaza tragedy, it is nowhere enough, US Ambassador Peter Haas has said.

A safe working environment for domestic workers

A child of seven or eight is sent to work because the economic strength of the parents is in dire straits and they cannot afford to feed the child. The sting in this act is so scarred that only a parent can understand the helplessness and void of it all

NHRC to conduct survey to combat human trafficking

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has announced that it will conduct a survey aiming to identify the root causes, prevalent issues, and possible solutions to combat human trafficking..NHRC Chairman Kamal Uddin Ahmed said this during a discussion titled "Legal protection of traffi

New ‘Let’s talk’ discusses women’s safety, opportunities for youths

A new episode of Young Bangla's ongoing interactive session "Let's Talk" where university students and youths from different walks of life get a chance to speak to policymakers - to lend out their concerns and aspirations centering the social safety net schemes amid global headwinds - is set to be streamed on Facebook this Friday at 9 pm.

Labour law to be made more worker-friendly

The working environment for garment employees has improved to a great extent because the government took steps to ensure the security of workers, says Anisul Huq