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    Ilhan Omar caught in a political maelstrom

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    A former refugee and the first black Muslim woman elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar embodied the American dream in her November victory but faces controversies...

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    Woman found dead in Pabna

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:20am on March 17, 2019

    Police recovered the body of a woman from an apartment on Bank Road (Sutapatti) in the district headquarters on Saturday noon. The victim, identified as...

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    Women denied land ownership

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on March 14, 2019

    Women in Bangladesh are denied land ownership though their contribution in agriculture is higher than men, women rights activists said at a seminar Wednesday.The Association...

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    Women more vulnerable to diseases, but neglected: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Women are more vulnerable to different diseases, especially in regards to sexual and reproductive health, compared to men, but their health issues are largely neglected...

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    No let-up in violence against women in Bangladesh in sight

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:17am on March 08, 2019

    ‘We have nowhere to seek justice except from Allah,’ said in despair Md Nazmul Hossain, elder brother of Comilla Victoria College student Shohagi Jahan Tonu...

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    Legal barriers, social taboo main hindrances to gender equality in Bangladesh: activists

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:14am on March 08, 2019

    Legal barriers and social taboo hinder women from enjoying equal rights and creating awareness and removing the legal barriers and social taboos will lead Bangladesh...

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    International Women’s Day today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on March 08, 2019

    International Women’s Day will be celebrated today in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world marking women’s enormous contribution to humanity with the theme #BalanceforBetter, with...

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    Unfriendly environment keeps women from coming to driving

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:06am on March 08, 2019

    Scopes for professional women drivers are very limited in Bangladesh for lack of safe working environment and patriarchal taboo in society, rights activists and experts...

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    Woman leadership in Bangladesh politics still negligible

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Women still lag behind men in terms of participation in politics as almost all registered political parties are set to miss their target of ensuring...

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    Trump bars US-born IS woman from returning

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is barring a US-born former Islamic State propagandist from returning home, making the highly unusual case that she is...