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Violence Against Women

Violence Against Women

‘Literacy rate increased but the number of enlightened people has dropped’

Actress Jaya Ahsan recently joined a Commonwealth event with 20 of the world's most influential women saying no more to domestic and sexual violence

Actress Jaya Ahsan

Jaya Ahsan joins Commonwealth campaign against domestic and sexual violence

Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan has joined leaders and celebrities from across the Commonwealth for the first-of-its-kind 'Commonwealth Says NO MORE' campaign against domestic and sexual violence

Jaya Ahsan

Two sisters ‘gang raped’ in Chuadanga

The incident took place on Monday night, said Mahabbur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Darshana police station

Two sisters ‘gang raped’ in Chuadanga

DEVCOM thematic dialogue

United plan needed to reduce violence against women: Aroma Dutta

Parliamentarian and activist Aroma Dutta said a united plan is needed to empower women and reduce repression and violence against them.

Aroma Dutta

Housewife killed over dowry

A housewife was beaten and strangulated to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws as her family failed to meet a dowry demand for a nose ring

Housewife killed over dowry

Police constable ‘rapes college student promising to marry her’

A police constable allegedly raped a college student promising to marry her at Yeakubpur village in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila

Police constable ‘rapes college student promising to marry her’

Hospital staff detained for sexually harassing COVID-19 patient

Police has arrested a staff of City Diabetic Hospital from Hafiznagar area in Khulna on charge of sexual harassment of a woman who was taking COVID-19 treatment there

Hospital staff detained for sexually harassing COVID-19 patient

Gender Monitoring Network calls for gender-responsive COVID-19 relief and response

As the COVID-19 pandemic crisis deepens, the economic and social stress combined with movement restrictions and social isolation measures are mounting existing inequalities more than ever, gender ...

Gender Monitoring Network calls for gender-responsive COVID-19 relief and response

Case filed under DSA against woman who accused Rajshahi MP of forced abortion

A case was filed against Ayesha Akter, the woman who claiming to be the wife of Rajshahi-4 (Bagmara) constituency’s member of parliament Enamul Huque and had accused him of deception and forceful ...

Case filed under Digital Security Act against woman who accused Rajshahi MP of forced abortion

The hidden pandemic alongside COVID-19

Domestic violence has increased during the pandemic and the Commonwealth Secretariat is working alongside partner organisations to stem this rising tide of violence

The hidden pandemic alongside COVID-19
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