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    UP member held for violating woman in Jashore

    United News of Bangladesh . Jashore | Updated at 04:48pm on June 05, 2020

    Police arrested a union parishad member in connection with violating a housewife at Abhaynagar upazila of Jashore on Thursday night.The arrested is Tariqul Islam, of...

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    Paintings portray women’s issues

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:33pm on March 10, 2020

    A group painting exhibition featuring works by 18 upcoming female and two male artists depicting various women‘s issues including life of women, their contribution to...

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    Solo show remembers violence against women in 1971

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2020

    Noted artist Dilara Begum Jolly is known for her works that highlight histories and events in which women’s plights have been pushed to the periphery,...

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    Time for systematic, inclusive movement against rape

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 08, 2020

    RIGHTS organisations observe that violence against women has taken an epidemic turn. The proposition appears to be true given the five incidents of violence, including...

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    Worrying epidemic turn of sexual violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2020

    RIGHTS situation, especially violence against women, has taken a turn towards the worst. Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra in its 2019 annual report says...

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    PSTC holds prog protesting violence against women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:10pm on December 12, 2019

    A protest programme against violence on women was held at Rabindra Sarobar in the capital's Dhanmondi . The programme titled 'Protest Violence Against Women' was...

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    NHRC must get into its mandated cloak

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    THE National Human Rights Commission appears to have put up a poor show of its mandate — dealing with cases of rights violation — as...

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    Mexican protesters demand steps to curb violence against women

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 01:49pm on November 26, 2019

    Demonstrators smashed windows, spray-painted monuments and clashed with riot police Monday on Mexico City’s main avenue to protest Mexican authorities’ failure to stop a spiral...

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    Violence against women rises for culture of impunity: rights groups

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on November 26, 2019

    Rights activists in a discussion on Monday said that the violence against women was increasing in the country as the culture of impunity continued letting...

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    Precarious work makes women more vulnerable

    Radhika Balakrishnan and Magalí Brosio | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    That is why the recent International Labour Organisation’s convention on violence and harassment at work is so important. Governments need to take it further, write...