allegations of sexual abuse

80% of 18-yr-olds see risk of online sexual abuse

Eight out of ten 18-year-olds believe that young people are in danger of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online, and more than five out of 10 think friends participate in risky behaviours while using the internet, a new UNICEF study shows.

May 22, 2017
May 22, 2017

Sexual harassment: SC orders AUST teacher to surrender

Supreme Court orders Mahfuzur Rashid Ferdous, a teacher of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) in Dhaka, to surrender before a lower court in a case filed over sexual harassment.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

80% of 18-yr-olds see risk of online sexual abuse

Eight out of ten 18-year-olds believe that young people are in danger of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online, and more than five out of 10 think friends participate in risky behaviours while using the internet, a new UNICEF study shows.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Madrassa teacher held for ‘sexually abusing’ minor

A madrassa teacher is arrested for alleged sex abuse on an 11-year-old boy in Munshiganj’s Gazaria upazila. Another sex offender of the same case is now on the run.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Sexual harassment: JU lifts expulsion order on 5 BCL men

Jahangirnagar University withdraws the expulsion order on the five Chhatra League activists of the university unit, who were expelled last year on charge of sexually assaulting a female indigenous student.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

AUST teacher admits harassing students

Mahfuzur Rashid Ferdous, a teacher of the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), confesses before a Dhaka court that he sexually harassed his female students.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

5 victims testify against AUST teacher over 'sexual harassment'

Five female students of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) who fell victim to sexual harassment by their teacher testify before separate courts in a case filed in this connection.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

JnU teacher suspended over sexual abuse

A teacher of Jagannath University (JnU) is suspended for sexually harassing female students.

March 12, 2016
March 12, 2016

UN votes to send home peacekeepers accused of sexual abuse

The UN Security Council adopts a resolution calling for the repatriation of peacekeeping units whose soldiers face allegations of sexual abuse.