narsingdi harassment

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Men, lower your gaze and stop judging women

Men must control their own base instincts instead of policing women's clothing.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Education minister’s comments against bigotry are commendable

It is not always that we see a politician making comments that criticise misogyny and bigotry.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Gender violence cases: Can courts decide what a woman must wear?

A woman's constitutional rights are violated when she is harmed while exercising the personal liberty granted to her by the Supreme Law of the Land: the Constitution.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

The Vogue Behind Loose and Flowy Dresses

Modest and fashion might be two words seldom put together, but changing global perspectives made its popularity a reality. It is by no means a new idea, as people, and women, who preferred to dress modestly have always been around, but the idea to cater to this growing population specifically is only just catching on. Some choose it to comply with religious practices, others for simple personal preference; however, modest fashion is not about the hijab or headscarf alone. It relates to anyone who is partial to loose, flowy clothes, often in multiple layers, like capes, wraps and loose jackets, with the intention of not displaying the shape of their bodies prominently.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

HC on Narsingdi assault: A country for the ‘civilised’?

The hostility that the Bangladeshi public usually shows towards women is in no way civilised

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Assault over dress: 2 rights bodies object to the comments by HC bench

Questions raised by the High Court during a hearing of a case filed over a woman being assaulted for the dress she was wearing will encourage further harassment of women, two rights organisations said today.