violence against children

Violence against children continues

In the nine months since January this year, at least 363 children were raped and 15 died as a result, according to Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF).

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

Indigenous women and girls need protection

Despite the government's pledge to adopt a zero tolerance for violence against women and children, there has not been significant progress in the ground realities.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Violence against women and children

A study by Brac University's School of Law has found that between 2009 and 2014, the overall conviction rate under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2000 in three district...

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Death, life top penalties for rape and killing

Both death and life term can be awarded as highest punishment for rape and killing under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, the Supreme Court has ruled. Now, Section 6(2) of Women and...