Thursday, 25 February 2021
Saudi women's rights activist Hathloul freed from jail
Prominent women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was released from a Saudi prison after nearly three years behind bars, her family said.
11 Feb 2021, 21:18
VC for setting up research centre after Bangamata’s name
Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib inspired Bangabandhu to build a society with gender equality. If a research centre is established, it will help students study Bangamata’s philosophy and ideology ...
10 Feb 2021, 09:52
Skills development centre for Rohingya women opens in Ukhiya
Center for skill development of Rohingya women, a friendly safe space for Rohingya women and girls was inaugurated at Lambasia in Ukhiya upazila of the district.
09 Feb 2021, 22:33
Returnee women migrant workers at the heart of Covid response
UN Women launched a project “Women and Girls at the Center of COVID-19 Prevention” last year supported by the government of Japan, to support returnee migrant workers. With implementing partner ...
09 Feb 2021, 17:41
Woman gives birth at stairwell of Netrakona hospital
A woman gave birth to a baby boy in the stairwell of a hospital in Netrakona district due to reported negligence of physicians and staff.
04 Feb 2021, 22:19
Elderly woman dies after falling off a moving bus
An elderly passenger was killed after she fell off a moving bus on Monday in Thakurgaon’s Haripur
04 Feb 2021, 08:57
Railway employee arrested for allegedly raping disabled woman in train
Police arrested a railway employee in Sreemangal for allegedly raping a disabled woman in a moving train.
30 Jan 2021, 22:29
'Female workers do not want to talk about illness out of fear'
Female workers will not be benefited if there are no equal measures in reproductive health protection inside and outside the factory, said speakers at a recent virtual dialogue organised by ...
28 Jan 2021, 18:41
Preference for sons declining in Bangladesh: Study
The ‘son preference’ by women of childbearing age is declining in Bangladesh but fertility decisions are still influenced according to son preference, a study says.
23 Jan 2021, 20:15
Covid took her job, but made her a millionaire
Rasheda Khatun lost her job because of the pandemic, but that opened doors for her to make a better living
19 Jan 2021, 21:08