Rape victim

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

3 held for ‘raping’ garment worker in Dhaka

Police have arrested three youths in connection with “raping” a garment worker in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

Housewife raped in Nilphamari

A wife of a rickshaw-puller is allegedly raped after she was picked up by a group of miscreants on Saturday night in Dimla upazila of Nilphamari.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

'Rape victim' kills herself

A 16-year-old girl committed suicide on Tuesday night after she was reportedly raped in Chandpur village under Jagannathpur upazila

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Headmaster suspended over ‘raping’ colleague in Kushtia

A headmaster of a school is suspended for raping a female colleague in Kushtia, according to a case filed last night.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Law 144-year-old, favours rapists

For a rape victim, justice in the existing legal system in Bangladesh means further humiliation and unending hassles.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Most rape victims are minors

A study by this paper has found that 82 percent of rape victims are under the age of 20, many of them minors. More than half of the victims were schoolgirls who were raped on their way to or from...

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

82pc rape victims are under 20

A study by The Daily Star has discovered that 82 percent of the rape victims are under the age of 20. Fifty two percent of girls or women are raped by an individual male,37 percent are gang-raped...

May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015

Sexual assault in school

WHAT is as deplorable as the sexual assault and the attempted rape on a minor at a higher secondary school recently is the way the school authorities have handled the matter.