violence against women

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Moral policing: A zombie virus

What the Narsingdi Railway incident really reveals about our society's attitude towards women.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Woman assaulted at Narsingdi station over “indecent clothes”

A young woman was physically assaulted by some men and women at Narsingdi railway station for wearing what they claimed “indecent clothes”.

March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022

Why does justice elude indigenous female victims of violence?

While violence against women in general is prevalent across the country, the situation is worse on all fronts for indigenous women.

November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019

Violence against women cannot be normalised

Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which remains a global curse. According to United Nations (UN) data, 1 in 3 women and girls ...

June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019

Young girl set on fire in Narsingdi

A young girl suffers serious burn injuries as miscreants allegedly set her on fire at Birpur in Narsingdi district town.

April 27, 2019
April 27, 2019

School girl hacked for refusing proposal

A schoolgirl is indiscriminately hacked by a stalker for refusing his “love proposal” in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Why we need more family level policy changes

In April last year, the “two-finger test” on rape victims was banned by the High Court of Bangladesh stating it had no scientific or legal basis. Rights activists have long been insisting that the ...

March 10, 2019
March 10, 2019

Join forces to stop violence against women

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday put emphasis on creating awareness in the society to eliminate discriminations and violence against women.

March 9, 2019
March 9, 2019

Womenfolk need to achieve power with own ability: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the country’s womenfolk to achieve power with their own ability as the government has ensured their equal opportunities in various sectors to empower them.

March 9, 2019
March 9, 2019

Violence Against Women: Not all forms recognised

More than 40 percent people in Bangladesh consider physical abuse to be the only form of violence against women, according to a Brac study.