Topic

VAW

Violence Against Women (VAW)

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

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 ...

Illustration of violence against women

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).

Child abuse increases in June

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 ...

Coordinated efforts needed to protect women, girls during pandemic

Budget 2020-21

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. ...

Expenditure of bulk allocation for health sector must be specified
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