violence against women

Make people aware of 109 hotline

The national helpline for women and children who are victims of violence is not serving its intended purpose.

Opinion / Climate change is fuelling child marriage in Bangladesh

Climate change adaptation programmes must support efforts that promote greater access to quality education for adolescent girls.

The violence of silencing a rape survivor

That justice for rape survivors is a mirage in this country is no news, with a miserable conviction rate of three percent in rape cases.

Respecting boundaries and holding men responsible

I wish we lived in a world where the perpetrator, not the survivor, was blamed for their actions.

Victimised twice, a woman’s fight for life

Take urgent action to rescue her, punish rapist/abductors

‘Violence against women is a violation of human rights’

Our society still considers violence against women to be a women's issue and holds the view that only women should talk about it or protest it.

#Social Awareness / Strength in solidarity: 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that spans from 25 November, the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. This campaign aims to mobilise individuals and organisations globally to raise awareness and take action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and girls.

Thousands march across globe to denounce violence against women

On the UN-designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, protesters marched in Europe and the Americas.

Investigate sexual violence against RMG workers

Reports of GBV, harassment in factories can no longer be ignored

May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

Make people aware of 109 hotline

The national helpline for women and children who are victims of violence is not serving its intended purpose.

February 29, 2024
February 29, 2024

Climate change is fuelling child marriage in Bangladesh

Climate change adaptation programmes must support efforts that promote greater access to quality education for adolescent girls.

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

The violence of silencing a rape survivor

That justice for rape survivors is a mirage in this country is no news, with a miserable conviction rate of three percent in rape cases.

January 30, 2024
January 30, 2024

Respecting boundaries and holding men responsible

I wish we lived in a world where the perpetrator, not the survivor, was blamed for their actions.

January 29, 2024
January 29, 2024

Victimised twice, a woman’s fight for life

Take urgent action to rescue her, punish rapist/abductors

December 23, 2023
December 23, 2023

‘Violence against women is a violation of human rights’

Our society still considers violence against women to be a women's issue and holds the view that only women should talk about it or protest it.

December 4, 2023
December 4, 2023

Strength in solidarity: 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that spans from 25 November, the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. This campaign aims to mobilise individuals and organisations globally to raise awareness and take action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and girls.

November 26, 2023
November 26, 2023

Thousands march across globe to denounce violence against women

On the UN-designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, protesters marched in Europe and the Americas.

August 26, 2023
August 26, 2023

Investigate sexual violence against RMG workers

Reports of GBV, harassment in factories can no longer be ignored

July 29, 2023
July 29, 2023

Gender-biased sex selection must end

A national guideline is a good first step

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