rape incident

Locals speak up against SI Khairul

The husband of the Jashore woman, who was raped allegedly by a police officer and his informant, was planning to open a shop with Tk 1.5 lakh the family arranged by selling a piece of land.

October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

Rape incidents in September highest ever in 9yrs

The number of rape incidents increases significantly in September compared to the previous month, a report of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad says.

September 7, 2019
September 7, 2019

Locals speak up against SI Khairul

The husband of the Jashore woman, who was raped allegedly by a police officer and his informant, was planning to open a shop with Tk 1.5 lakh the family arranged by selling a piece of land.

June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019

Mother of two raped in Mymensingh

A mother of two has been raped by a youth in Nandail upazila of Mymensingh, police says quoting the victim. The 28-year-old victim, a divorcee who works as a housemaid, was promised marriage by owner of a tailor shop Shamim Mia, reports our Mymensingh correspondent.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

2 housewives, 10-year-old girl raped

Two housewives and a third grader were allegedly raped in Patuakhali, Mymensingh and Panchagarh on Wednesday.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

3-year-old ‘raped’ in Bagerhat

Police have detained a youth on charge of raping a three-year-old girl in Bagerhat’s Fakirhat upazila.

April 20, 2019
April 20, 2019

Ninth grader tries to take her own life after ‘rape’

A ninth-grader attempted to die by suicide allegedly after being raped several times and publicly beaten up by the rapist in Mymensingh’s Gafargaon on Thursday.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Impunity, moral decline to blame

A culture of impunity, moral degradation and culprits’ getting political backing in many cases are the major reasons why incidents of rape and sexual violence continue unabated in the country, according to experts and rights activists.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Autistic girl, 15, raped in Narayanganj

Two girls, including an autistic teenager, were allegedly raped in Bandarban and Narayanganj on Tuesday and Wednesday.

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

Community leaders' complicity in rape incidents

Two incidents of rape reported by this paper on Wednesday, while tragic and shocking, brought out a stark reality about the culture of rape and how sometimes, the role of the local community leaders in patching up the matter instead of handing the perpetrators to the police sustain the crime rather than prevent it. The incidents occurred in Narayanganj and Noakhali respectively.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Rape, impunity and power: 18 years after the anti-rape movement at JU

The Banani rape case that took place in March this year is yet another example of how our faulty system tends to work in favour of the criminal. The media's exposure of these crimes helped the protesters gain some ground. But one wonders why things have to move this way.