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    A pandemic no Longer hidden

    César Chelala | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    Worldwide, violence is as common a cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age as cancer, writes César Chelala HARVEY Weinstein never imagined...

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    66pc Bangladeshi women suffer from domestic violence: researchers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on December 07, 2018

    Two of every three women, around 66 per cent, suffer from domestic violence and 72.7 per cent of them never disclosed their experience to others...

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    Woman set on fire in India after complaining of attempted assault

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Two men accused of trying to molest a 20-year-old woman in northern India set her on fire two days later after she lodged a complaint...

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    Home most dangerous place for women: UN study

    Agence-France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 01:15am on November 27, 2018

    More than half the women who were murdered worldwide last year were killed by their partners or family members, making home ‘the most dangerous place...

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    16 Days Campaign kicks off

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18am on November 26, 2018

    As part of the globally celebrated 16 Days of Activism campaign, a daylong solution fair was arranged on the CIRDAP premises in Dhaka for the...

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    864 women raped in last 10 months: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on November 26, 2018

    A total of 864 women were raped throughout the country in the last 10 months from January to October, revealed a report on Sunday....

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    864 women raped in 10 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:38pm on November 25, 2018

    A total of 864 women were raped throughout the country between January and October this year, revealed a report on Sunday. Bangladesh Mahila Parishad presented...

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    Bodies of mother, daughter recovered in Sirajganj

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:59am on October 11, 2018

    The police on Wednesday recovered the bodies of a mother and her daughter from Rail Colony neighborhood of Sirajganj....

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    Rights groups fail to visit spot for ‘insecurity’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on September 11, 2018

    A team of eight rights organisations had to return to Dhaka from Lama in Bandarban on September 5 without visiting a village where two Tripura...

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    NHRC, 3 other orgs condemn rape of Tripura girls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2018

    National Human Rights Commission and three other human rights and political organisations on Sunday called for an immediate investigation of the alleged rape of two...