VAW

Violence Against Women (VAW)

Victim blaming in rape is a social illness

It's never our dressing style that makes a man rape us. It's their rotten mind. We have to acknowledge that and we have to fight against that, write Zara Ahmed

Protests against sexual violence in Indonesia

Roundtable

Easier resolution demanded for online violence against women

ActionAid Bangladesh organised a roundtable on 'Prevention of online violence against women: Challenges and the way ahead'

Easier resolution demanded for online violence against women

Who will control online violence against women?

The government has certain programmes to address online violence against women, but for certain mysterious reasons, these programmes are not fully effective. So are the concerned authorities not ...

Who will control online violence against women?

Media cafe

Call to form effective anti-harassment committees in garment factories

Speakers at a virtual meeting on ‘Reproductive Health Services in the RMG Sector,’ called for the formation of effective anti-harassment committees in every garment factory to prevent violence and ...

L-R: Abul Hossain, Shammi Sultana, Shareef Zahir, Nazma Akhter

Virtual roundtable

Gender discrimination and women with disabilities: Covid-19 perspective

A virtual roundtable on ‘Gender discrimination and the state women with disabilities: Covid-19 perspective’ was organised on 24 December by Light for the World, Women with Disabilities Development ...

Top row (L-R) Abul Hossain, AHM Noman Khan, Khushi Kabir,Tania Haque, Murali Padmanabhan, Muhammad Mushfiqul Wara Bottom row (L-R) Tazin Hossain, Ashrafunnahar Mishti, Nasima Akhter, Jahan Ara Hena, Nusrat Irene, Arafat Sultana Lata

45pc victims of rape, gang rape and murder after rape, are children

A large percentage of rape victims over the past 10 months in the capital city are from low income families

45pc victims of rape, gang rape and murder after rape, are children

BIPSS Policy Cafe

Sensitisation, not impunity, needed against gender-based violence

Gender-based violence that existed in the country and beyond has been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sensitisation, not impunity, needed against gender-based violence

BRAC data

Gender-based violence rises with COVID-19

BRAC releases new data on gender-based violence in conjunction with 16 days of activism, which run through December 10

Illustration of violence against women

Virtual dialogue

Actions against Sexual Violence

The collective voices of 120 experts and activists called for action to end sexual violence, at the inaugural event of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

Actions against Sexual Violence

Jagannath University

Students’ silent march in protest of sexual harassment

Jagannath University

Jagannath University students on Tuesday, 6 October, march in silent protest against rape and abuse of women
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