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  • Rape in Narayanganj

    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.

  • Women Gang Rape

    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.

  • Rape in Bangladesh in 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.

  • sexual violence in Bangladesh

    2 housewives, 10-year-old girl raped

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

  • Girl rape at Kamalapur station

    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.

  • Girl rape at Kamalapur station

    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.

  • 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.

  • RMG garments worker raped

    Autistic girl, 15, raped in Narayanganj

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

  • 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.

  • 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.