Women rights

Relationship Matters: Setting Professional Boundaries

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological. Read on for insights, and shoot us your concerns, even anonymously at lifestyleds@yahoo.com, or send us a message on Star Lifestyle's Facebook page.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Relationship Matters: Setting Friendship Goals

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological. Read on for insights, and shoot us your concerns, even anonymously at lifestyleds@yahoo.com, or send us a message on Star Lifestyle's Facebook page.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Relationship Matters: Setting Professional Boundaries

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological. Read on for insights, and shoot us your concerns, even anonymously at lifestyleds@yahoo.com, or send us a message on Star Lifestyle's Facebook page.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Revisiting the Narsingdi assault

On 18 May, 2022. A young woman was physically assaulted for her attire at the Narsingdi station while on her way to Dhaka to sit for an exam.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Withdraw time bar on Pahela Baishakh celebrations: Rights body

After coming down heavily on the government instruction to finish all celebration programmes of Pahela Baishakh at open places by 5:00pm, a women rights body demands withdrawal of such restriction.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

Once upon a time in Afghanistan…

Presently, Afghanistan is one of the most challenging places in the world to be a woman, bit it was not always such a repressive country. Photographs from the 1950s and 60s depict a very different Afghanistan.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

Withdrawal of reservation

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was adopted in December 1979 as a bill of rights for women. Till date, it has been ratified by 188 countries of the world.

August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015

Towards a consensus on Bangladesh priorities

There are nearly as many different opinions about what Bangladesh should focus on to achieve middle-income status as there are Bangladeshis.

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

Gallant fight to win back husband

A young woman in Mymensingh stages hunger strike to win back her husband who refused to accept her as wife even after one and half years of their marriage.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

"Legislative and cultural change cannot come about separately."

Flavia Agnes, prominent Indian lawyer and co-founder and director of MAJLIS, India, speaks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star on May 16 at the second forum of Gender, Justice and Religion held at Spectra Convention Centre in Dhaka.

April 18, 2015
April 18, 2015

BNP apologises to women

BNP apologises to the country’s women over sexual assault on some women by rowdy men during Pahela Baishakh celebrations on Dhaka University and Jahangirnagar University campuses.