sexual harassment

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Barca coach Xavi in 'state of shock' over Alves accusations

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez said Saturday that he is in "a state of shock" after Dani Alves's arrest on sexual assault allegations.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Anti-Sexual Harassment Cells: ‘No one to listen until we make ourselves heard’

Mehnaz (not her real name), a student of Chittagong University, was sexually harassed by a group of men on her campus a few months ago.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Headmaster of girls' school suspended for 'sexually harrassing' students

Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) authorities suspended the headmaster of Kapasgola City Corporation Girls High School following protest against him for "sexually harassing" female students.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

How did Bangladeshi women fare in 2022?

Women's achievements were overshadowed by the gendered inequalities they continue to face

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

CCTV on buses but a drop in the ocean

Scale up such initiatives for a safe city for women

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

‘University campuses are still mainly male-dominated spaces’

Prof Gitiara Nasreen of Dhaka University speaks on campus sexual harassment and media’s role in normalising sexual violence

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Why are women still unsafe on university campuses?

On-campus incidents of sexual harassment and violence are regularly reported on

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

HC on Narsingdi assault: A country for the ‘civilised’?

The hostility that the Bangladeshi public usually shows towards women is in no way civilised

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

87% Bangladeshi women harassed at least once; public transport riskiest: Survey

An online survey of over 5,000 women spread across 24 districts of the country has revealed that nearly 87 percent of them have faced some form of harassment at least once in their lives.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

The Narsingdi incident was a hate crime against a woman, plain and simple

How is it that we live in a society where a woman must endure humiliating attacks from another woman and her male cohorts in a public place for the clothes she chooses to wear?