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  • Plan International Bangladesh hosts Youth Talk 1.0 honouring International Women's Day

    Plan International Bangladesh hosts Youth Talk 1.0 honouring International Women's Day

    The theme for 2019's International Women's Day campaign is 'Balance for Better', encouraging more balanced and equitable

  • Positive discrimination can ensure gender balance

    Professor Dr. Shahnaz Huda has been teaching law at the University of Dhaka since 1989, specialising in personal and comparative

  • Imagining a women-friendly city

    While science fiction novels have moved on to imagining lunar cities where people travel on hoverboards, Bangladeshi women can still barely imagine a place where half of its population isn't constantly discriminated against. No one here dreams of hoverboards—they just want good buses they can get on without being groped or having their wallets stolen.

  • Women deserve equal respect

    Confidence and self esteem are vital for women to have equal respect, leading women professionals said yesterday during a roundtable discussion on the eve of International Women's Day.

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