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    16 women killed for dowry in Sept: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on October 05, 2017

    At least 25 women committed suicide, 16 were killed for dowry and five women were killed after rape in September this year, showed a report...

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    Women’s access to property is a must

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2017

    IT IS deplorable that women in Bangladesh continue to suffer because of widening gender-based inequality due to their limited access to land, other property and...

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    Two women found dead in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 27, 2017

    At least two women were found dead in the capital’s Chawkbazar and Niketon area on Tuesday...

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    The plight of women migrant workers continue

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 26, 2017

    THE number of women migrant workers has been on the rise and increased by 217 per cent in the last five years as some new...

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    Women empowerment must to achieve SDGs: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New York | Updated at 12:34am on September 21, 2017

    Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said women should be supported with education, training, right tools and access to equal opportunities for their empowerment for...

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    Families torn apart in Myanmar violence

    Mohiuddin Alamgir with Muhammad Ibrahim Ibne Towhid in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:25am on September 15, 2017

    A Rohingya woman, who was in her advanced stage of pregnancy and had her movements restricted, had to flee her home in Rakhine State because...

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    Muslim women a play thing in communal politics?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    PUT it down to my acute perversity, because as soon as celebrations broke out and I glanced at the Supreme Court’s triple talaq judgement, Josh...

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    Woman question in subcontinent

    by Nyla Ali Khan | Updated at 12:05am on August 23, 2017

    IN CONTEMPORARY Indian and Pakistani societies, the question of the role of the woman in the nationalist scenario remains a vexed one...

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    India prepares for judicial verdict on triple Talaq

    by Moin Qazi | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    THE constitution bench of Supreme Court of India will soon be pronouncing its judgment on the constitutional validity of the so-called triple talaq...

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    Direct election to JS women reserved seats favoured

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:40am on August 06, 2017

    The Appellate Division in its 16th Amendment verdict, released Tuesday, hoped that the 50 women MPs from the reserved seats would be elected through direct...