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    Alan Kurdi rescue ship picks up another 44 migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Valletta, Malta | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    The migrant rescue boat Alan Kurdi has saved another 44 people, including women and infants from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean, its operator German...

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    War, memory and Gettysburg

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    OVER 50,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or reported missing here in July 1863, many of them dying in terrible agony on the battlefield or carted...

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    6 children raped a day

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:41pm on July 08, 2019

    Rape of children is on the rise with about six children raped in a day on an average in the first seven days of July....

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    Women need to be quizzed by female officials

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    ONLY female magistrates will record statements of female and child victims of rape and sexual harassment, as a circular issued by the Supreme Court reads,...

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    Women hardly quizzed by female officials

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2019

    A number of female suspects in various cases alleged that they were not interrogated by female officials while in custody, but instead by their male...

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    Police SI, woman held over constable recruitment bribery

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 01:50am on June 23, 2019

    A sub-inspector of police and a woman were arrested in Tangail over constable recruitment bribery. The arrested are Jamalpur police sub-inspector Mohammad Ali and Shahanatul...

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    Woman murdered after rape

    United News of Bangladesh . Rajshahi | Updated at 01:22am on June 23, 2019

    Police said a woman was suspected to be raped before being murdered at Mohanpur in Rajshahi on Saturday morning. The victim was identified as Asma...

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    Backlog of women, children prevention cases declining: Anisul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on June 17, 2019

    Law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister Anisul Huq on Sunday said backlog of cases filed under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act was declining as...

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    6 trafficked women brought back from India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 17, 2019

    Six Bangladeshi women trafficked to India were brought back home on Sunday. Indian Border Security Force handed over them to Border Guard Bangladesh on Banglabandha...

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    Women migrant workers go thru’ many abuses: research

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:11am on June 16, 2019

    Women migrant workers experience a continuum of gender-based violence and harassment, ranging from insults to severe physical abuse, rape and sexual assault, psychological abuse, bullying...