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Opinion / There is a reason why daily news has become so depressing

Isn't there any good news? Of course, there is. But good news doesn't make headlines.

Abantika: A victim of institutional neglect

The universities also didn't organise any awareness activities regarding where and how to file complaints.

Sexual harassment: JnU student files complaint against teacher, dept head

A female student of Jagannath University has alleged that she has been threatened with death and expulsion from the university after accusing a teacher of sexual harassment

Gendered struggles in urban transit

Experiences on public transport highlight the casual dismissal of women’s rights to equal access and treatment in public spaces.

Investigate sexual violence against RMG workers

Reports of GBV, harassment in factories can no longer be ignored

What should women wear?

In May 2022, a young woman, who lives in Dhaka city, was verbally and physically assaulted at a train station in Narsingdi while waiting for a Dhaka-bound train.

Public Universities: Racked by ragging

In the absence of a policy to act as a deterrent, ragging goes on unchecked at some public universities, as the authorities concerned seem indifferent to the need for curbing the menace.

How the landless are leading the fight against sexual violence in schools

In 2009, the High Court issued a directive that requires active anti-sexual harassment cells in all educational institutions and workplaces. The landless organisations used RTI to find out how many schools in their locality had complied with the HC directive.

What does salinity have to do with SRHR anyway?

The increasing difficulty of accessing clean water is forcing young women in coastal areas of Bangladesh to try to halt their menstrual cycles by misusing contraceptive pills, putting their long-term reproductive and mental health at risk.

May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024

There is a reason why daily news has become so depressing

Isn't there any good news? Of course, there is. But good news doesn't make headlines.

March 19, 2024
March 19, 2024

Abantika: A victim of institutional neglect

The universities also didn't organise any awareness activities regarding where and how to file complaints.

March 18, 2024
March 18, 2024

Sexual harassment: JnU student files complaint against teacher, dept head

A female student of Jagannath University has alleged that she has been threatened with death and expulsion from the university after accusing a teacher of sexual harassment

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024

Gendered struggles in urban transit

Experiences on public transport highlight the casual dismissal of women’s rights to equal access and treatment in public spaces.

August 26, 2023
August 26, 2023

Investigate sexual violence against RMG workers

Reports of GBV, harassment in factories can no longer be ignored

May 26, 2023
May 26, 2023

What should women wear?

In May 2022, a young woman, who lives in Dhaka city, was verbally and physically assaulted at a train station in Narsingdi while waiting for a Dhaka-bound train.

April 9, 2023
April 9, 2023

Public Universities: Racked by ragging

In the absence of a policy to act as a deterrent, ragging goes on unchecked at some public universities, as the authorities concerned seem indifferent to the need for curbing the menace.

April 2, 2023
April 2, 2023

How the landless are leading the fight against sexual violence in schools

In 2009, the High Court issued a directive that requires active anti-sexual harassment cells in all educational institutions and workplaces. The landless organisations used RTI to find out how many schools in their locality had complied with the HC directive.

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

Caught between two pandemics

According to our study, 17 percent of women experienced physical abuse during the Covid-19 pandemic, 30 percent of them reported mental torture while 34 percent reported no harassment or abuse

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

‘No one says anything to a modest girl’

Societal expectations and cultural norms impact young people's SRHR, including their choices about their bodies, relationships, and futures

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