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    Girl’s body found in suitcase in Gazipur

    United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Updated at 12:42am on December 07, 2017

    Police on Wednesday recovered the body of an unidentified girl from a suitcase at a bus stand at Chandna intersection on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway of...

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    Udichi activist killed by husband

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on December 05, 2017

    An activist of Udichi Shilpigoshthi was beaten to death by her husband in her in-law’s residence at Maniknagar in the capital on Sunday...

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    65pc women lack faith in police

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:46pm on November 30, 2017

    As high as 65 per cent of women, surveyed in the country recently, have expressed the view that they thought police would blame them rather...

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    5 transport workers indicted for killing Rupa after rape

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 11:42pm on November 29, 2017

    A Tangail court on Wednesday indicted five transport workers for killing law student Zakia Sultana Rupa after gang-rape in a running bus at Madhupur in...

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    60pc marginalised people victim of violence in 2016: study

    Ahmed Shatil Alam | Updated at 12:05am on November 30, 2017

    The country’s 60 per cent of the marginalized communities including dalits, sex workers and ethnic groups in the hills, fishing folks were victims of violence...

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    Project to protect women from violence launched

    Our Correspondent . Jamalpur | Updated at 12:42am on November 29, 2017

    District police administration in Jamalpur on Tuesday organised the project official launching ceremony of ‘Sustainable Initiative to Protect Women and Girls from Gender Based Violence’...

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    1,027 women raped in Jan-Oct: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on November 27, 2017

    At least 1,027 women were subjected to rape in ten months of 2017 while 52 among them were got killed after being raped, revealed a...

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    One held for raping minor girl in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:01am on November 27, 2017

    A man was arrested on charge of raping a second grade student of a madrassah early Sunday in Sylhet...

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    Domestic violence against women must end

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 27, 2017

    VIOLENCE against women, especially domestic violence, has taken a turn towards the worst. Statistics of various international and national organisations are illustrative of this...

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    80pc married women face from partners: report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 26, 2017

    Over 80 per cent of the currently married women in Bangladesh have experienced violent behaviour from their partners at least once and such violence include,...