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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

Forbes features Hasina at 43 on its most powerful women list

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

Financial incentives help pregnant women to quit smoking

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

Two women cricketers test Covid-19 positive

'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 ...

'Prevention of violence against women should be taught at home and school'

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

Taliban leader decrees Afghan women's rights must be 'enforced'

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 ...

Women will cross all hurdles in an orange world

‘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

Demonstrators celebrate at the US Supreme Court after the court struck down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities that its critics contended were specifically designed to shut down clinics in Washington on Monday.

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.

1,002 cases filed in 20 districts in Jan-Oct: Rights alliance

Cricket

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.

Bangladesh women’s team qualify for World Cup 2022

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

Protests against sexual violence in Indonesia
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