Violence against Bangladeshi women

No gender justice without climate justice

Climate change is pushing women further towards the precipice of social violence and natural risks.

The global conspiracy – against women

Clearly, deep-rooted biases and stereotypes are at play.

2022 proved how far we still are from peace in the CHT

Human rights violations of Indigenous peoples, especially land-grabbing, continued unabated

Why do men have reservations about women’s reserved seats?

The patriarchal system gives men the privilege to claim convenience over ensuring women’s security

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence / How women's secondary status encourages violence

The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society

Men, lower your gaze and stop judging women

Men must control their own base instincts instead of policing women's clothing.

Gender violence cases: Can courts decide what a woman must wear?

A woman's constitutional rights are violated when she is harmed while exercising the personal liberty granted to her by the Supreme Law of the Land: the Constitution.

Restricted abortion rights in the US will affect us all

To say that Roe v Wade does not affect us is untrue. It jeopardises women's right to choose all over the world.

Is violence against women only a women’s issue?

People in power also need to be held accountable for addressing violence in their institutions, be they religious, educational or other.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Is harassing students a disciplinary method at universities now?

The apathy towards ending sexual harassment on campus is a symptom of wider institutional control.

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

476 women raped in the last six months

What has the state done to prevent violence against women and girls?

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Himmati Mai: Symbolic protest in response to widespread atrocities against women

Saturday afternoon witnessed a unique performance art at the city’s Shilpakala Academy Grounds, where 70 women across all generations and professions took to the streets for an hour to protest against the escalating abuse against women all over the world including Bangladesh.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

DU rape victim can recognise rapist if she sees him: NHRC chief

Chief of National Human Rights Commission Nasima Begum says the Dhaka University student who was raped in Kurmitola on Sunday night can recognise the rapist if she sees him.

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