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    Bangladesh return to int’l circuit in style

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

    Bangladesh women’s volleyball team returned to international circuit in style when they beat their Afghanistan counterparts by straight 3-0 sets in the maiden Bangamata Asian...

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    Widowhood, remarriage, women’s role in TV drama

    Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    DURING the recent Durga Puja celebrations, RTV drama special titled Shada Megher Mon revisited the widowhood of a young woman in the context of post-independence...

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    Health services for women lag far behind

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    BANGLADESH has had reasonable progress in curbing maternal mortality rates in the past decade as it declined from 322 every one lakh in 2001 to...

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    Bangladesh women beat Pak in ODI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:46pm on November 04, 2019

    Fargana Hoque struck a brilliant 67 off 97 balls while Murshida Khatun made 44 runs as Bangladesh women’s cricket team beat Pakistan by one wicket...

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    Photographs capture men sharing household chores

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    Every day women across the world perform unpaid care work as homemakers. They cook, clean the house, wash dishes, care for the elderly and young...

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    Unequal wage must come to an end

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    GENDER gap in wage structure, especially in the informal sector, still exists in significant ways. Women workers of stone crushing plants in Lalmonirhat have recently...

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    Seminar on human empowerment held at BUP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Bangladesh University of Professionals organised a seminar on ‘human empowerment and attaining sustainable development goals in Bangladesh: the cases of women and marginal community’ on...

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    Bangladesh women lose series

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on October 28, 2019

    Pakistan women’s cricket team beat visiting Bangladesh by 15 runs in the second Twenty20 international to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in three-match series at...

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    Breast feeding corner a milestone High Court directive

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 29, 2019

    SUCCESSIVE governments have celebrated women’s inclusion into formal economy; however it did not ensure a congenial working environment for women. Maternity benefits are legally acknowledged...

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    New age-group cricket tourney for girls on card

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on October 27, 2019

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday decided to launch  new domestic tournament Under-18 Women’s National Cricket League in order to form their first ever Under-19...