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    986 children lost to violence last year: Report

    Rape, murder, torture, road crashes and other acts of violence claimed the lives of 986 children in the country last year.

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    Situation still grim for children

    Last year, the murders and attempted murders of 276 children in the country were cited in 246 news reports published in six leading national dailies, says Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) in its report titled “Bangladesh Child Situation-2018: Newspaper Analysis”.

  • Corruption a big concern

    The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (UNCESCR) has expressed concern over the pervasiveness of

  • MJF survey on violence

    A recent study by Manusher Jonno Foundation gave this perception a statistical foundation as it tracked incidents of violence and harassment in 2016 and came to the conclusion that around 60 percent members of the surveyed communities had experienced different forms of violence twice last year.

  • Scourged by violence

    Around 60 percent people from the marginalised communities in Bangladesh experienced violence more than two occasions last year, according to a new study.

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    60% people of marginalised community victims of violence in 2016

    Sixty percent people of the marginalised community in the country were victims of different types of violence at least twice in 2016, says a study.

  • Violence against children continues

    In the nine months since January this year, at least 363 children were raped and 15 died as a result, according to Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF).

  • The Silent Doer

    It is hard to believe that Fahim is no more; it seems like a bad dream from which we will wake up to see his ever smiling, jovial and pleasant face, cracking a joke or pulling somebody's leg.

  • Nature's bounty

    To cater to the growing demand for authentic, fair-trade and chemical-free products in Bangladesh, Manusher Jonno Foundation has...

  • Road march to create awareness on human trafficking

    Several development organisations arranges a road march to create awareness in battling human trafficking.

  • Adivasis call for rights (video)

    In face of hardships and struggle in everyday life, the population belonging to ethnic minority demands constitutional recognition, equal rights and dignity.