suicide

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Nurture students, don’t torture them

We are shocked and saddened by the death of an eighth grader in Narsingdi, who died by suicide after her teacher harassed her for wearing trousers with her school uniform.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

A woman is dead. Why are we gossiping about her personal life?

Media has a responsibility to stop sensationalising stories about women and focus on the wider inequalities that affect them.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Unable to bear “beatings over giving birth to girls”, Indian woman in US dies by suicide

Citing years of abuse by her husband “for giving birth to girls”, an Indian woman died by suicide in New York, detailing her ordeal in a video, according to NDTV.

December 14, 2019
December 14, 2019

Rumpa's death: Evidence of rape not found, doctor says

The autopsy found no sign of rape on the body of Stamford University student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa, a doctor of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital says.

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Teen suicide brings social media into focus

Malaysians and the rest of the world were shocked by the story of a teenage girl who is said to have taken her own life after a poll she ran on Instagram encouraged her to do so.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Dreams incomplete

From a young age, he believed in helping people in whatever way he could. Whether it was staging protests for the causes he believed in, saving lives of people trapped in building collapses, or rescuing stray animals in distress, he believed in acting upon his beliefs.

February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019

Female police official commits 'suicide' in Bogura

A female assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Dhunat Police Station in Bogura dies after allegedly ingesting a poisonous pill.

February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019

CMCH doctor dies by 'suicide'

A doctor of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) died allegedly by suicide at his residence in Chandgaon Residential Area in the port city early yesterday morning.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

Suicide at public univs rises in 2yrs

Nineteen students from five public universities died by suicide last year, showing a rise in such incidents.

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

Teen commits suicide after being scolded for exam results

A schoolgirl allegedly commits suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house at Lebugati village in Manirampur upazila of Jashore.