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‘Go home early, you are a woman’

Seema Rani got married on 11 March this year. She enjoyed about a week with her new family and ever since then she has been busy joining the fight against coronavirus, warning people about cyclone ...

Seema Rani issues cyclone warnings over megaphone in Kalapara

Lockdown in Bangladesh sees violence against women rise

Access to justice has long been a challenge in Bangladesh, particularly for women facing violence. Violence is always heavily under reported, but with lockdown due to COVID-19 women are even more ...

Lockdown in Bangladesh sees violence against women rise

Global response to COVID-19 must address rights of women and girls

Globally, women make up 70 per cent of the health workforce. They also have the majority of caregiving roles in homes and in communities. Women do this essential work in spite of obstacles and ...

Women and girls need more than masks as protection during the coronavirus pandemic

Woman dies of COVID-19 in Khulna

A woman in her 60s died from coronavirus at Khulna Diabetic Hospital on Tuesday night,

Woman dies of COVID-19 in Khulna

Woman dies at isolation unit in Chandur hospital

Residential medical officer Suja-ud-Doula said the woman was brought to the hospital around 8:00am and died around 9:30am.

Woman dies at isolation unit in Chandur hospital

Men and women may develop heart disease differently

Researchers have revealed the minerals that block heart valves in men are totally different, as compared to women. This discovery could impact how heart disease is diagnosed and treated for different ...

Men and women may develop heart disease differently: Study

A different everyday in Dhaka

Dhaka is a city of never ending traffic, a city of crowds, a city of hustle bustle where every day hundreds of people pour in. But COVID-19 brought about a great change.

A street of Dhaka

Breastfeeding may lead to fewer human viruses in infants

Even small amounts of breast milk strongly influences the accumulation of viral populations in the infant's gut and provides a protective effect against potentially pathogenic viruses, according to a ...

Breastfeeding may lead to fewer human viruses in infants

Longing to belong

The streets are Dhaka are hardly women-friendly. With the COVID-19 pandemic overriding other concerns, we tend to forget the other dangers that lurk around the corner for girls an women in the city ...

Longing to belong

Women can be better drivers than men

Busting a common myth that women are bad at wheels, researchers now say that male drivers are more dangerous on the road and are also more likely to drive more dangerous types of vehicles.

A woman drives with a mask on as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Manchester, Britain, 23 March 2020.
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