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  1. BANGLADESH: Dhaka Joins Global Efforts Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in a letter to British Foreign Secretary William Hague conveyed the decision

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 285
  2. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Parliament Amends War Crime Law to Challenge Sentence

    Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 824
  3. BANGLADESH: Law to Speed up Rape Trials Sought in Bangladesh

    In the wake of several recent rape incidents, a group of lawyers in Bangladesh yesterday demanded formulation of a ne

    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 817
  4. BANGLADESH: Gang Rape Incident, a Lesson for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh's rights leaders have joined in the call of the neighbouring India for an end to crimes against women.

    Sunday, December 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 818
  5. BANGLADESH: Violence Against Women Persists in Bangladesh

    Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 530
  6. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  7. BANGLADESH: Suffering Beyond a War

    Sunday, February 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 759
  8. BANGLADESH: Blinded Woman's Plea for Justice Highlights Dangers Faced by South Asian Women

    Bandaged and bruised, Rumana Manzur is pleading for justice after suffering a brutal assault that left her blind.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 993
  9. BANGLADESH: Dangerous Decline of Values

    In recent times, Bangladesh has been witnessing a sharp and steep decline in social and moral values -- values that d

    Friday, June 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 859
  10. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi Women Scarred by Acid Attacks

    She is a keeper of healing secrets.

    Saturday, May 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 794
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  12. BANGLADESH: Eleven Sentenced to Life for Bangladesh Gang Rape

    A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 11 people to life imprisonment for gang raping a female school student during pos

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 695
  13. BANGLADESH: Minority Women in Bangladesh Gang Raped in 2001-02: Report

    A judicial commission in Bangladesh has concluded that "over 200 minority women were gang raped" in the vio

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 648
  14. BANGLADESH/MAYANMAR: Rohingya Women Flee Myanmar to Face Rape and Abuse in Bangladesh

    Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 640
  15. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi war film Meherjaan rekindles old enmities

    When Bangladeshi film Meherjaan was released in January this year, it was a great moment for the director Rubaiyat Ho

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 601
  16. BANGLADESH: PM Calls for Empowering South Asian Women

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged South Asian leaders to prevent violence against women and remove obstacles on

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 256
  17. BANGLADESH: Asian Women Rights Groups Support War Crimes Trial

    Representatives of several Asian rights and women groups yesterday expressed solidarity with Bangladesh initiatives t

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 032
  18. BANGLADESH: The Female Factor: War's Toll on Women, Undiscussed

    The numbers are in dispute, but the story they tell has remained the same for four decades: 200,000 women (or 300,000

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 892
  19. BANGLADESH: Killing Women in the Name of Religion

    Nearly two decades after a peasant woman's suicide first raised national awareness about the danger of religious ruli

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 829