“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali in a letter to British Foreign Secretary William Hague conveyed the decision
Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi
In the wake of several recent rape incidents, a group of lawyers in Bangladesh yesterday demanded formulation of a ne
Bangladesh's rights leaders have joined in the call of the neighbouring India for an end to crimes against women.
Police statistics and assessments by non-government organisations (NGOs) working to establish women's rights show tha
We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi
Bandaged and bruised, Rumana Manzur is pleading for justice after suffering a brutal assault that left her blind.
In recent times, Bangladesh has been witnessing a sharp and steep decline in social and moral values -- values that d
She is a keeper of healing secrets.
A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 11 people to life imprisonment for gang raping a female school student during pos
Over the past three decades, gender-based violence as a form of discrimination against women has become increasingly
A judicial commission in Bangladesh has concluded that "over 200 minority women were gang raped" in the vio
Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade
When Bangladeshi film Meherjaan was released in January this year, it was a great moment for the director Rubaiyat Ho
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged South Asian leaders to prevent violence against women and remove obstacles on
Representatives of several Asian rights and women groups yesterday expressed solidarity with Bangladesh initiatives t
The numbers are in dispute, but the story they tell has remained the same for four decades: 200,000 women (or 300,000
Nearly two decades after a peasant woman's suicide first raised national awareness about the danger of religious ruli