sexual harrassment

Women paint a grim picture of workplaces

It has been 13 years since the High Court gave directives to form sexual harassment complaint committees in the workplace and educational institutions, but there has been little to no progress so far.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Women still unsafe at work

Why is it taking so long to implement High Court directive to stop sexual harassment?

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Women paint a grim picture of workplaces

It has been 13 years since the High Court gave directives to form sexual harassment complaint committees in the workplace and educational institutions, but there has been little to no progress so far.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

The Vogue Behind Loose and Flowy Dresses

Modest and fashion might be two words seldom put together, but changing global perspectives made its popularity a reality. It is by no means a new idea, as people, and women, who preferred to dress modestly have always been around, but the idea to cater to this growing population specifically is only just catching on. Some choose it to comply with religious practices, others for simple personal preference; however, modest fashion is not about the hijab or headscarf alone. It relates to anyone who is partial to loose, flowy clothes, often in multiple layers, like capes, wraps and loose jackets, with the intention of not displaying the shape of their bodies prominently.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

CU student sexual assault: 2 perpetrators identified

The Chittagong University (CU) administration and police have identified two persons in the case filed over sexually assaulting a female student at the Chittagong University campus on the night of July 17.

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

74 children raped in February: Bangladesh Mahila Parishad

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad has said there were 337 reports of torture and sexual violence against women and girls in February.

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

Threats in the name of investigation: Mahila Parishad

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad yesterday slammed the delay in releasing the probe body‘s report on the investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment against Saidur Rahman, chairperson of Bangla department of Dhaka Commerce College.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

‘Sexual harassment’: Probe against commerce college teacher demanded

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) demands investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment against the chairman of Bangla Department of Dhaka Commerce College.

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

Stalked, schoolgirl takes her own life

A 15-year-old schoolgirl has allegedly died by suicide following harassment by a stalker in Pirojpur’s Bhandaria upazila.

April 20, 2019
April 20, 2019

Nusrat Murder: Key accused confesses role

Umme Sultana Poppy, a key accused in the murder case of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, confessed to have called Nusrat to the rooftop moments before she was set ablaze, said police.

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Grotesque nexus between political and state power

With more and more reports of the brutal and coldblooded murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi appearing in the media, the depth of the odious...