sexual harassment

February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020

Sexual harassment: HC asks to suspend Rajshahi schoolteacher

The High Court has directed the authorities concerned to suspend Md Durul Huda, a teacher of Rajshahi University School and College, who allegedly sexually harassed a student in October last year.

December 22, 2019
December 22, 2019

JS bodies to address sexual harassment of female expats

The parliamentary standing committee on home, foreign affairs and expatriate welfare and overseas employment will hold joint meeting to discuss repression and sexual harassment against Bangladeshi...

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Harassment allegation: Man goes under wheels while getting off bus to avert arrest

A man is crushed under the wheels of a bus when he was hurriedly getting down of the vehicle after two women passengers brought allegation against him of sexual harassment in Chattogram city.

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

Minister criticised for failure to stop female expats’ torture in KSA

Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmed has been criticised by three opposition lawmakers in parliament for the ministry’s failure to stop torture and sexual harassment of...

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

Be sincere so that accused of sexual violence cannot get bail: Anisul

Law Minister Anisul Huq has urged all concerned to be careful and sincere so that the people involved in the incidents of torture and rape of women and children cannot get bail from the High Court.

July 8, 2019
July 8, 2019

731 women raped in 6 months

The incident of violence against women, particularly rape, has increased significantly in the recent months comparing to that of the previous year, says a report of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad.

July 8, 2019
July 8, 2019

Males should come forward to prevent sexual violence: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses her government’s firm stance against sexual violence including rape and called upon males of the country to be more vocal, preventing the epidemic of such...

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

204 ‘extrajudicial killings’ in 6 months: ASK

At least 204 people fell victim to “extrajudicial killings” by law enforcement agencies across the country in the last six months, Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) says.

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

Sexual harassment: RU students demand teacher's punishment

Around 100 students of Rajshahi University's Institute of Education and Research (IER) department form a human chain today demanding punishment to the teacher who allegedly sexually harassed...

May 19, 2019
May 19, 2019

Man arrested for raping a 7-yr-old girl

A man was arrested yesterday for raping a seven-year-old on Friday in Feni, while three others were arrested on charges of attempt to rape, sexual harassment and physical abuse in Pirojpur,...