Gender Equality

Gender Equality

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 ...

Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

Why this discrimination against women by parliamentary committee?

The members of parliament have sworn to abide by the constitution, so how can they take a decision so insulting to a woman?

Why this discrimination against women by parliamentary committee?

Virtual roundtable

Accelerating Digital Inclusion for Girls and Women

A virtual roundtable on ‘Accelerating Digital Inclusion for Girls and Women,’ was jointly organised on 22 April by Plan International Bangladesh and the Aspire to Information (a2i) Programme, with ...

Accelerating Digital Inclusion for Girls and Women

International Girls in ICT Day

‘Women’s participation in ICT must be increased’

Girls must be encouraged at a school level to develop interest in technology in order to develop the country’s ICT sector as a whole. Gender discrimination must be decreased in this profession, ...

‘Women’s participation in ICT must be increased’

Interview: Hossain Zillur Rahman

Will the struggle for women’s equality survive COVID-19?

As the COVID-19 situation exceeds one year, how might it influence women’s equality in Bangladesh? What are its economic impacts on women? What needs to be done? Economist Hossain Zillur Rahman ...

Will the struggle for women’s equality survive COVID-19?

Online survey

Youth want an end to discrimination against women

In a recent survey among youth, almost all respondents felt that women were discriminated against in various ways and this discrimination must be removed

Youth want an end to discrimination against women

Dark truths: Colourism in society begins with prejudice at home

Colourism is a prejudice based on skin tone, usually within a racial or ethnic group, with a marked preference for lighter-skinned people and discrimination towards darker-skinned people. Today it is ...

Colourism is often accepted in society

Woman denied entry to home for giving birth to baby girl

Rokhsana Khatun, 23, gave birth to a baby girl at a private clinic in Rangpur town four days ago, shattering her in-laws’ dream of having a baby boy

Woman denied entry to home for giving birth to baby girl
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