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    Vulnerability of women with disabilities in Bangladesh must be addressed

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    SUCCESSIVE governments have in their polices prioritised rights and needs of people with disabilities. But the programmes are, however, focused more on economic support and...

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    Gender should not bar women from dreaming

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on April 06, 2019

    Gender should not deter women from saying ‘NO’ to the barriers that keep them from dreaming, British women’s rights activist Jude Kelly said on Friday....

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    PMO asks for incentives for women entrepreneurs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 31, 2019

    Prime Minister’s Office has identified a set of fiscal, regulatory and administrative incentives, including tax benefits, for women entrepreneurs to increase their share in investment...

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    NZ women face praise, protests for donning the hijab

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur/Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    A campaign by New Zealand women including prime minister Jacinda Ardern to don headscarves as a sign of solidarity with Muslim women after the nation’s...

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    Natyachakra premieres Eka Ek Nari

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Theatre troupe Natyachakra premiered monodrama Eka Ek Nari, a translation of Nobel laureate Italian playwright Dario Fo and his actress-playwright wife Franca Rame’s play A...

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    Efforts needed to ensure women’s nutrition

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    SPEAKERS at a discussion in the capital said that, according to World Food Programme, 67 per cent of Bangladeshi women took inadequate micro- and macro-nutrients....

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    Bangladesh hope for miracle against India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Last edition’s runners-up Bangladesh are hoping to pull off a miraculous win when they face four-time champions India in the semi-finals of the fifth SAFF...

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    A rising movement

    Tooba Syed | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    MARCH 8, 2019, will be remembered as a day of hope and unabashed protest, in which thousands of women in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad, Quetta,...

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    Bangladesh finish as runners-up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Bangladesh finished as runners-up of Group A of the SAFF Women’s Championship 2019 after a 0-3 defeat to hosts Nepal in their final group match...

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    Female criminality: a way out

    Sarmin Akther | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    IN RECENT times, female offending is widely reported by newspapers and television channels which are getting attention of all quarters. Only a few decades ago,...