Sexual assault

Sexual assault

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

JU teacher sacked over sexual harassment of student

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have sacked Sanowar Siraj, assistant professor of Government and Politics department, for sexually harassing a female student of the same department

JU teacher sacked over sexual harassment of student

Take actions to stop sexual harassment of teenage girls

It is natural that, in a country where the level of brutal criminal offenses, such as rape and murder after rape, is alarmingly high, sexual harassment will continue to be ignored as a 'minor crime'

Take actions to stop sexual harassment of teenage girls

Probe body formed over sexual assault of college girl in Natore

The local administration has formed a three-member investigation committee over the sexual assault of a college student in Shingra upazila of Natore.

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