Saturday, January 23, 2021
Violence Against Women (VAW)
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 ...
6 January 2021, 21:26
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
26 December 2020, 14:17
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.
8 December 2020, 17:49
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
1 December 2020, 20:24
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
27 November 2020, 15:47
Students’ silent march in protest of sexual harassment
6 October 2020, 16:37
BCSM demands postmortem after exhuming Kulsum’s body
BCSM, a platform of 19 organisations, has demanded a post mortem after exhuming the dead body of 14-year-old Kulsum, a young girl from Brahmanbaria who died in Saudi Arabia after being tortured by ...
22 September 2020, 19:44
Manusher Jonno Foundation survey
Child abuse increases in June
n June this year a total of 462 girl children were victims of child marriage in the work area of the non-government organisation Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF).
12 July 2020, 20:29
Coordinated efforts needed to protect women, girls during pandemic
Child marriage and violence against women are on a rise during the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. With no access to proper healthcare, women and girls face all sorts of health risks including unwanted ...
12 July 2020, 14:48
Expenditure of bulk allocation for health sector must be specified
Mismanagement and weaknesses in the health sector have been exacerbated by coronavirus and yet the new budget for the health sector has some routine proposals and a slight increase in allocation. ...
14 June 2020, 15:00