Sexual violence

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    Bollywood actor arrested for assaulting girlfriend

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:04am on June 13, 2018

    Bollywood actor Armaan Kohli on Tuesday arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, a senior police official said on Tuesday night, Hindustan Times reports quoting Press...

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    NHRC documents 53 sexual violence in Myanmar for ICC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:34pm on June 12, 2018

    The National Human Rights Commission has insisted that the government should assist the International Criminal Court as it has documented 53 cases of sexual violence...

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    A timeline of conflicting claims

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    Security forces while conducting a joint drive in Orachari village, Rangamati in early hours of January 22, 2018, entered a house, two men allegedly raped...

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    Bangladesh govt asked to provide protection for migrant domestic workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:06am on May 29, 2018

    Saudi employers’ on Monday drew severe protests from rights activists in Bangladesh for abusing ‘our domestic workers’ physically and sexually. The rights activists also blasted...

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    R Kelly sued for sexual battery

    Reuters. Los Angeles | Updated at 09:39pm on May 23, 2018

    A woman who said she meet R&B singer R Kelly at a party in 2017 has filed a lawsuit against him, accusing him of sexual...

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    Support, care for victims a must

    by Andrew Gilmour | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    Around 7,00,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since August 2017, victims of a textbook case of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar....

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    Trump declares April ‘Sexual Assault Awareness’ month

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:50pm on March 31, 2018

    US president Donald Trump - who has himself been repeatedly accused of sexual misconduct - on Friday designated April 2018 ‘National Sexual Assault Awareness and...

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    DMP launches investigation into sexual assault of college girl

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on March 09, 2018

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police has launched investigation into a reported sexual assault on a college girl at Bangla Motor on Wednesday by a group of youths...

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    NHRC to reveal probe findings Monday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on March 08, 2018

    The National Human Rights Commission has said it would disclose its probe report on the reported rape and sexual assault of Marma sisters in Rangamati...

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    ‘X-Men’ director accused of sexually assaulting teenager

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:19pm on December 08, 2017

    Hollywood director Bryan Singer, best known for his four successful ‘X-Men’ movies, has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting...