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  • Women are sexually abused all the way

    Afia (not her real name) was not accompanied by any of her family members, but she showed no signs of jitters. While many in the vessel turned pale in panic due to want of food and water in the perilous sea, the beautiful young girl held her nerves.

  • A Recipe for Disaster

    A few days ago, a Garo woman was abducted from a busy street in Kuril in the capital while she was waiting for transport and was gang raped in a moving microbus.

  • Prompt and sensitive handling of rape cases

    Rights organisations have been protesting the insensitivity and sometimes discrimination shown by law enforcers when dealing with cases of sexual assault and rape.

  • City of dreams turns nightmare

    Condemning the gang-rape of the Garo woman on the night of April 21, eminent citizens of the country say the culture of lack of justice is what drives these incidents.

  • JU expels 5 BCL men over sexual assault

    Jahangirnagar University expels five Chhatra League men of the university unit on charge of sexually assaulting a female student during Pahela Baishakh celebration.

  • Pakistan's Punjab okays bill to protect women

    Punjab cabinet gave its nod to bill for protecting female victims of violence and setting up vigilance committees to monitor implementation of steps proposed under National Action Plan.

  • Mohammadpur school cleaner to be sacked

    Mohammadpur Preparatory Higher Secondary School decides to sack cleaner Gopal for trying to sexually harass a Class-1 student and to remove school rector Zeenatun Nesa for her indecent behaviour with guardians over the issue.

  • Blurry pictures and bounty promises

    Why did it take so many days for the police to scan the CCTV footage to finally come up with these obscure photos which, eye witnesses, consider do not include many of the other culprits.

  • 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.

  • Rubel gets bail, Happy files naraji plea

    Naznin Akhtar Happy files naraji petition against probe report submitted by police in a case filed by her bringing sexual abuse allegations against national team cricketer Rubel Hossain.