Domestic Abuse

BOOK NEWS / Colleen Hoover cancels ‘It Ends With Us’ colouring book on domestic abuse

Readers are questioning how “a coloring book was ever going to ‘tastefully mirror Lilly Bloom’s story’ of violent domestic abuse.”

‘Change laws that undermine women’s position in the family’

Barrister Sara Hossain speaks on where we go next in dealing with violence against women in Bangladesh

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence / How women's secondary status encourages violence

The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society

If kids aren’t safe at home, where will they be?

Study reveals a disturbing picture of child abuse in Bangladeshi households

Depp vs Heard: Depp wins his pursuit of truth in the times of cancel culture

The trial of Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard has been plastered across all social platforms, tabloids and news outlets. After six weeks of testimonies, the jury unanimously rewarded damages to both parties — against Heard for defaming Depp, and against Depp’s ex lawyer for calling Heard’s allegation a hoax. In effect, both were found culpable to a degree of defaming each other. They awarded Depp $15 million in damages from Heard, and awarded Heard $2 million from Depp.

SUST teacher, husband arrested for abusing domestic help

An assistant professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and her husband have been arrested for abusing their 12-year-old domestic help in Sylhet city last night.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Colleen Hoover cancels ‘It Ends With Us’ colouring book on domestic abuse

Readers are questioning how “a coloring book was ever going to ‘tastefully mirror Lilly Bloom’s story’ of violent domestic abuse.”

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

‘Change laws that undermine women’s position in the family’

Barrister Sara Hossain speaks on where we go next in dealing with violence against women in Bangladesh

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

How women's secondary status encourages violence

The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

If kids aren’t safe at home, where will they be?

Study reveals a disturbing picture of child abuse in Bangladeshi households

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Depp vs Heard: Depp wins his pursuit of truth in the times of cancel culture

The trial of Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard has been plastered across all social platforms, tabloids and news outlets. After six weeks of testimonies, the jury unanimously rewarded damages to both parties — against Heard for defaming Depp, and against Depp’s ex lawyer for calling Heard’s allegation a hoax. In effect, both were found culpable to a degree of defaming each other. They awarded Depp $15 million in damages from Heard, and awarded Heard $2 million from Depp.

July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020

SUST teacher, husband arrested for abusing domestic help

An assistant professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and her husband have been arrested for abusing their 12-year-old domestic help in Sylhet city last night.