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    Women and Asian medics vulnerable to badly fitting masks: report

    Agence France-Presse.London | Updated at 10:52am on September 16, 2020

    Women healthcare workers and medical staff with Asian heritage are less likely to be using face masks that fit them properly making them more vulnerable...

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    Belarus women protesters detained

    Agence Franc-Presse . Minsk | Updated at 12:07am on September 13, 2020

    Belarusian riot police on Saturday violently detained several dozen women demonstrators and threw them into vans, as thousands took to the streets of the capital...

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    Women’s football league to resume in November

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on August 31, 2020

    The third edition of the country’s Women’s Football League is scheduled to resume in the first week of November, said Bangladesh Football Federation women’s wing...

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    Stop repression on women: Mahila Forum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42am on August 25, 2020

    Leaders of Samajtantrik Mahila Forum on Monday at a protest rally called on the government to take adequate steps to stop repression on women in...

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    Reproductive health concerns of apparel workers

    Hasnat M Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2020

    URINARY tract infections are among the most frequent bacterial infections among women of reproductive age. In general, younger women of lower socioeconomic status have been described to...

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    Safe accommodation crisis for working women is disconcerting

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2020

    THERE are about 4.6 million working women living in different urban areas across the country and more women are entering formal economy every day. A...

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    Accommodation far cry for single working women, female students

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:29am on August 24, 2020

    Single working women and female students face challenges in having accommodation in the capital due to lack of such facilities and the patriarchal attitude of...

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    Saudi Arabia appoints 10 women in senior roles

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:27pm on August 17, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has appointed 10 women in senior roles at Islam’s two holiest sites, authorities said Sunday, as the conservative petro-state seeks to boost female...

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    Shazada Pervin’s ‘Amar Aynaghar’ in pipeline

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on August 17, 2020

    Shazada Pervin Saju is looking forward to releasing her second book ‘Amar Aynaghar’ in September this year. The book is a collection of reminiscences by...

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    Women cricketers start training

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on August 10, 2020

    A number of Bangladesh national women’s team cricketers began individual training on Monday at three different Bangladesh Cricket Board facilities across the country. Sharmin Sultana,...