Topic Violence Against Women Violence Against Women Much-talked-about changes to rape law passed in parliament In the proposed law, the punishment for rape is death penalty or life imprisonment. According to Article 9 (1) of the existing Women and Children Repression Prevention Act-2000, the punishment for ... Bangladeshi teen wins children’s peace prize for online fight Sadat Rahman, 17, won the 2020 KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize for developing a mobile app to help teenagers report cyberbullying and cyber crime in his western district of Narail in ... Youth held for ‘raping’ girl after ‘fake marriage’ Police have arrested a young man on allegation of raping a girl after arranging a ‘fake marriage ceremony’ with the help of his parents in Jashore Virtual roundtable ‘Ending culture of impunity must to stop rape’ Enacting laws only is not enough to prevent rape and violence against women. Rather educational institutions, family, society and state must fight in unison against the menace, speakers at a ... Three celebrities speak out Voices against rape Three popular celebrities, cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim, actor Ferdaus, and singer Arnob, speak out here against rape and call for social resistance against rapists. Interview: Shoko Ishikawa 'Society must be freed from toxic masculinity' Shoko Ishikawa, Country Representative, UN Women Bangladesh, in an interview with Prothom Alo speaks about women's empowerment, advancement and the recent rise in the propensity towards rape.