Child abuse

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Badda child ‘raped before murder’: Cops

The three years and nine months old girl, whose body was recovered in Badda last night, is reportedly raped and murdered by a neighbour, according to police.

July 5, 2017
July 5, 2017

Child abuse continues

This week, news of at least three children tortured in different parts of Bangladesh surfaced in the news media. The Daily Star on Tuesday reported two of the incidents, the first, involving a...

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

7-yr-old killed in Narayanganj for trying to 'steal' mango

Picking mangoes from neighbours' trees by pelting them with stones is part of fond childhood memories for many. But for the family

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Tortured over trivial matters

Physical assaults on children continue across the country despite protests by child rights activists, laws against corporal

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Sex assault: Gaibandha primary school headmaster suspended

The headmaster of a primary school in Fulchhari upazila of Gaibandha has been suspended over allegation of sexually harassing a class V student.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

3 arrested over Mymensingh boy torture

Law enforcers arrest three accused in connection with torturing a 12-year old boy at Mymensingh’s Patgodam area.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

3 kids tied up in cold for 5 hrs in Chandpur

Three children are rescued after being tied up by ropes and tortured for five hours allegedly by a vegetable trader in Hajiganj upazila of Chandpur.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Protecting the Future

Child abuse is no new story in our country. Especially after seeing various child killing incidents just this year, it has been proved to us

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

Rajon murder verdict Nov 8

A Sylhet court will deliver verdict in 13-year-old Sheikh Md Samiul Alam Rajon killing case on November 8. Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha fixed the date, our Moulvibazar...

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

'Witchcraft' abuse cases on the rise

Child abuse linked to exorcism and witchcraft accusations is on the rise, figures obtained by the BBC suggest.