Sexual assault

Sexual assault

‘84pc women face sexual harassment’

Some 1,182 incidents of sexual harassments were recorded in the country in the first 10 months of the year from January to October

‘84pc women face sexual harassment’

US, UN demand proof of Chinese tennis star's well-being

The United States and UN on Friday demanded proof of Peng Shuai's whereabouts as concern rises for the tennis star, who has not been seen in public since alleging she was sexually exploited by a ...

In this file photo taken on 3 November, 2017, Peng Shuai of China looks on during her women's singles match against Elena Vesnina of Russia at the Zhuhai Elite Trophy tennis tournament in Zhuhai

Mother, daughter gang raped, 2 arrested

Police on Sunday arrested two people in connection with the gang rape of a mother and daughter in Polashikura village of Sherpur’s Nalitabari upazila

Mother, daughter gang raped, 2 arrested

Madrasah teacher held for molesting student in Sylhet

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) on Wednesday detained a madrasah teacher for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old student in Sylhet

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Taliban 'set woman on fire for bad cooking'

Afghan women are being shipped into neighbouring countries in coffins and used as sex slaves, according to a former judge.

Taliban 'set woman on fire for bad cooking', shipping sex slaves in coffins

New York governor resigns over harassment claims

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, facing possible impeachment over sexual harassment claims from 11 women and mounting pressure from fellow Democrats, announced his resignation on Tuesday

In this file photo taken on 7 September, 2019 Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, attends a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Bruges in Bruges

Prince Andrew sued in NY court for alleged sex abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew was sued in a New York court on Monday for alleged sexual abuse of a woman who says she was “lent out” for underage sex by late US financier Jeffrey Epstein

In this file photo taken on 7 September, 2019 Britain's Prince Andrew, Duke of York, attends a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Bruges in Bruges

Woman gang-raped in Sylhet tea estate, 4 arrested

Additional deputy commissioner (Media and Community Services) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police BM Ashraf Ullah Taher said the woman was from Kishorganj’s Bhoirab. Jamed asked her to come to Sylhet for ...

Woman gang-raped in Sylhet tea estate, 4 arrested

Law to be reformed to protect dignity of rape victims: Minister

The government is working to amend the existing Evidence Act, seeking to remove the provision to make ‘negative’ remarks on the character of any rape victim in a rape case

Law to be reformed to protect dignity of rape victims: Minister

Another sexually abused woman returns to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia with baby boy

Her employer terminated her contract, she was sexually abused, sent to jail and finally forced to leave

Another sexually abused woman returns to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia with baby boy
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