Just because things could always be worse doesn’t mean that the current issues are not worth fighting for.
Reports of GBV, harassment in factories can no longer be ignored
UN chief stresses the importance of having women's contribution in technology and innovation.
Every Women’s Day, I suffer from this ambivalent feeling of euphoria and despair.
In a historic verdict, the High Court of Bangladesh has ruled that a mother can now be the sole legal guardian of her children. On 24 January 2023, the HC delivered the verdict on a writ petition saying all citizens have the right to get an education and job under the constitution. It will be sufficient if students mention their mothers' names when filling out a student information form (SIF) for examinations, and they cannot be forced to mention their father's names against their will. The High Court ruled saying that forms with the name of the student's mother or any legal guardian instead of the father must be accepted.
The gendered response to the resignation is the latest reminder of the tough ride ahead for women in an increasingly pressured world.
Women's achievements were overshadowed by the gendered inequalities they continue to face