More than 75 people have been killed in the Iranian authorities' crackdown against unrest sparked by the death of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in morality police custody, a rights group said Monday
In a civilised society public spaces are naturally considered safe for women. But in recent years, the reality of the country has changed that idea. Gang-rape, sexual harassment, especially in moving ...
Absence of proper enforcement of laws, weak and lengthy trial process, and a culture of impunity are blamed
The number of women dying of unnatural causes is 500 a year on average, which rises to 700 in some years
The court has observed that Section 354 A of the Indian Penal Code (sexual harassment) will not prima facie be attracted if a woman was wearing “sexually provocative” dress
Taliban fighters beat women protesters and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the hardline ...
A female student of Dhaka University filed a case against five to six unidentified students for molesting her in the Teacher-Student Center
A class ten girl reportedly sustained severe injuries in an attack by goons for protesting against eve-teasing on her way to school in Haimchar upazila of the district Tuesday
An alleged rapist, who was in jail for raping a school girl, got interim bail on Sunday after he married the victim at the court premises in Chattogram
Seventeen-year-old Istabraq Baraka fell pregnant soon after her wedding in the Gaza Strip. Three months later her husband killed her
A 25-year-old woman in Lalmonirhat district has been hospitalised with severe burn injuries after her in-laws allegedly poured acid on her over a family feud, UNB reports
The incident took place on Saturday night and the victim’s mother filed a case with Jashore Kotwali police station on Sunday
A 22-year-old housewife was beaten to death allegedly by her husband over a family feud in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram on Friday night
Unconventional web-series and movies addressing and normalising out-of-the-ordinary people of the society and their journey against odds and questioning the establishment has gained momentum
35 per cent parents marry their daughters off to protect them from sexual harassment whereas 55 per cent parents do not allow their daughters to take part in any outdoor extracurricular activities ...