gender violence

Nusrat’s fate example of gender-based violence

Nusrat Jahan Rafi is a prime and tragic example of a girl, who spoke up against gender-based violence and met with even more violence, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo said yesterday.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Narsingdi station incident: Woman who initiated attack on girl detained

Rab detained Shila Akhter alias Saima, who allegedly initiated the scuffle and assaulted a woman at Narsingdi Railway Station recently over her clothes.

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Nusrat’s fate example of gender-based violence

Nusrat Jahan Rafi is a prime and tragic example of a girl, who spoke up against gender-based violence and met with even more violence, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo said yesterday.

May 5, 2018
May 5, 2018

Baffling recurrence of gender violence

The increasing frequency with which violence against women and girls is being carried out, despite a number of legal safeguards and a seeming national consensus about such violence, is mind-boggling. Two reports in this newspaper on Thursday described the killing of one girl and the rape of another, both students of class-III and nearly the same age. The incidents took place in Brahmanbaria and Pabna, when the girls went out from their homes