violence against women

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Men, lower your gaze and stop judging women

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

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

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.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

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 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 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 11, 2022
July 11, 2022

The ‘original pandemic’ of violence against women continues unabated

This week, a report issued by Bangladesh Mahila Parishad outlines the brutal reality: almost 300 women reported different types of abuse just in the last six months.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Narsingdi station incident: Woman who initiated attack on girl detained

Rab detained Shila Akhter alias Saima, who allegedly initiated the scuffle and assaulted a woman at Narsingdi Railway Station recently over her clothes.

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.