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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.

Saudi women's rights activist Hathloul freed from jail

Dhaka University

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 ...

VC for setting up research centre after Bangamata’s name

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.

Skills development centre for Rohingya women opens in Ukhiya

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 ...

Returnee women migrant workers at the heart of Covid response

Physicians' 'negligence'

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.

Woman gives birth at stairwell of Netrakona hospital

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

Elderly woman dies after falling off a moving bus

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.

Railway employee arrested for allegedly raping disabled woman in train

Media cafe

'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 ...

L-R Matiur Rahman, Abdus Sobhan, Md Bakhtiar, Sirajul Islam Rony

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.

Preference for sons declining in Bangladesh: Study

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

Rasheda Khatun making her masks
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