abuse

Rage is not singular for immigrants in Sabaa Tahir's novel

“What’s the word for when someone drinks so much, they are ruining your best friend’s life? Or the word for a man so vengeful about his own past that he wants to destroy your future? What’s the word for a woman who was sick for months, but refused to go to the doctor until it was too late?"

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

Mental Abuse in Schools: An Epidemic Left Unaddressed

Schools should implement discipline regulations that are more mindful of students' humanity.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Rage is not singular for immigrants in Sabaa Tahir's novel

“What’s the word for when someone drinks so much, they are ruining your best friend’s life? Or the word for a man so vengeful about his own past that he wants to destroy your future? What’s the word for a woman who was sick for months, but refused to go to the doctor until it was too late?"

July 11, 2022
July 11, 2022

The ‘original pandemic’ of violence against women continues unabated

This week, a report issued by Bangladesh Mahila Parishad outlines the brutal reality: almost 300 women reported different types of abuse just in the last six months.

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

Madrasa teacher held for ‘attempting to sexually abuse a boy’

A madrasa teacher has been arrested allegedly for attempting to sexually abuse a 10-year-old boy in Tarail upazila of Kishoreganj.

December 23, 2016
December 23, 2016

Chelsea broke no rules in handling abuse allegations

Chelsea did not break Premier League rules in failing to report allegations of historical sex abuse made by their former player Gary Johnson in 2014, a statement from English soccer's top division said.

December 8, 2016
December 8, 2016

FIFA boss urges zero tolerance for child abuse

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for "zero tolerance" of child abuse in football and promised to look into ways the global governing body can do more to prevent it in the wake of the scandal sweeping the game in England.

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

Most married women face abuse

Around 80 percent of married women/girls have been abused by their husbands at least once in their lifetime.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

‘Britain underestimating number of child abuse victims’

Hollywood actor David Schwimmer says Britain is underestimating the number of children who are victims of sexual abuse.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Imam sent to jail for ‘demeaning Islam’

An imam (religious leader) and two others have been sent to jail in Lalmonirhat over a case filed for allegedly demeaning Islam.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

11-yr-old raped in Khilgaon, ‘culprit’ arrested

An 11-year-old girl has been allegedly raped in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area. A case has been filed in this regard and the accused cuprit arrested.