Gender Equality

Gender Equality

Putting gender equality first

Gender Action Plan III promotes leadership and meaningful participation of women, girls and young people in political, economic, social and cultural life, as well as in all matters related to peace ...

Putting gender equality first

Invisible work of women

Women’s share in the national income must increase

We speak of gender equality in every sphere of state and social life. The constitution also instructs not to discriminate between men and women

Women’s share in the national income must increase

Paris Peace Forum

World needs to act seriously for repatriation of Rohingyas: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina was addressing the Fourth Edition of the Paris Peace Forum, 2021

World needs to act seriously for repatriation of Rohingyas: PM Hasina

Gender equality: Myth or reality in Bangladesh?

Why do our cricketer girls not get paid as well as their male counterparts? Is it because they can't catch a ball or because they are women? They know perfectly well how to catch, otherwise, they ...

Gender equality: Myth or reality in Bangladesh?

PM Hasina for forming Women Leaders’ Network to pursue gender equality

Sheikh Hasina recalled that she pledged to raise women’s participation in the workforce to 50:50 by 2041 in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina takes part a high level meeting on Women Leaders, convened by the president of the General Assembly at the General Assembly Hall, UN Headquarters, New York on 21 September 2021

Israel top court upholds segregated university classes for men, women

The Haredim represent about 12 per cent of Israel’s nine-million population, a figure expected to rise to 20 per cent by 2040 because of high birth rates among the religious community

Israel top court upholds segregated university classes for men, women

Gender gap in technology must be closed

Women in Bangladesh are advancing in all fields, but still need to catch up in the information technology (IT) sector

Gender gap in technology must be closed

Sustainable Development Goals

Coastal women need extra healthcare

It is not only the farmer families of Pirojpur who are suffering from the impact of climate change. It is more or less the same in the coastal areas of Barguna, Satkhira and Chattogram

Women of the coastal region are particularly vulnerable to the impact of climate change

Bangladesh in Global Peace Index: Still a long way to go

It is undoubtedly good news that Bangladesh has gone seven steps ahead in the global peace index. However, in the global context, we are still lagging behind by far

Bangladesh in Global Peace Index: Still a long way to go

PM’s intervention sought against objection to women UNOs at guard of honour

Member of parliament and Jashod general secretary Shireen Akhter has sought intervention by the PM into a parliamentary committee recommendation against women UNO's attentding guard of honour for ...

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