Thursday, 09 December 2021
Forbes features Hasina at 43 on its most powerful women list
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has been ranked 43rd on Forbes' list of the most powerful women in the world
18 hours ago
Financial incentives help pregnant women to quit smoking
According to a new research, pregnant women are more likely to stop smoking if they are offered financial incentives as part of a treatment plan
07 Dec 2021, 16:09
Two women cricketers test Covid-19 positive
Two cricketers of the Bangladesh women's cricket team, who are in quarantine after returning from Zimbabwe, have tested positive for Covid-19
06 Dec 2021, 18:49
'Prevention of violence against women should be taught at home and school'
At a virtual discussion on the occasion of '16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence', organised on Saturday by the Sociology and Gender Club of Central Women's University, speakers ...
04 Dec 2021, 17:38
Taliban leader decrees Afghan women's rights must be 'enforced'
The Taliban issued a decree Friday in the name of their supreme leader instructing Afghan ministries "to take serious action" on women's rights, but failed to mention girls' access to schools
03 Dec 2021, 15:45
Women will cross all hurdles in an orange world
The international ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ (25 November – 10 December) is being observed through the joint efforts women and men of government and non-government women and ...
03 Dec 2021, 13:32
‘They’re not in my shoes’: women reflect on abortion decisions
As the US Supreme Court prepares to examine a law in the southern state of Mississippi that would ban the procedure after 15 weeks, the three women are sharing their stories
30 Nov 2021, 08:40
Violence against women, children
1,002 cases filed in 20 districts in Jan-Oct: Rights alliance
As many as 1,002 cases were filed over violence against women and children in 20 districts of the country from January to October this year, a rights body alliance said.
29 Nov 2021, 18:51
Bangladesh women’s team qualify for World Cup 2022
Bangladesh women’s team have qualified for the first time for the World Cup 2022 by virtue of their rankings after the ICC called off the World Cup qualifying tournament in Zimbabwe.
27 Nov 2021, 18:27
Victim blaming in rape is a social illness
It's never our dressing style that makes a man rape us. It's their rotten mind. We have to acknowledge that and we have to fight against that, write Zara Ahmed
25 Nov 2021, 17:17