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    141 women killed for dowry in 2017: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on January 02, 2018

    A report of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad revealed on Monday that in 2017 at least 141 women were killed for dowry, 58 were killed after rape...

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    Sayeda Khanam felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on December 30, 2017

    Pioneering woman photographer of the country Sayeda Khanam was felicitated on her 80th birthday at a programme held at Chhayanaut auditorium in Dhanmondi on Friday...

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    Bangladesh sets sight on 2020 women’s WC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 26, 2017

    Bangladesh Football Federation on Monday promised that they would do whatever it is needed for the development of country’s women’s football after the latest success...

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    Safety alarms help empower Rohingya women

    Agence France-Presse . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:33am on December 24, 2017

    A piercing wail emanates from the small device in the palm of a young Rohingya woman, drawing startled looks from other refugees crowded onto a...

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    Safety must be prioritised for female migrant workers

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 07, 2017

    SAUDI Arabia in 2015 reopened its job market to household service workers for Bangladeshi women...

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    Project to protect women from violence launched

    Our Correspondent . Jamalpur | Updated at 12:42am on November 29, 2017

    District police administration in Jamalpur on Tuesday organised the project official launching ceremony of ‘Sustainable Initiative to Protect Women and Girls from Gender Based Violence’...

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    Domestic violence against women must end

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 27, 2017

    VIOLENCE against women, especially domestic violence, has taken a turn towards the worst. Statistics of various international and national organisations are illustrative of this...

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    80pc married women face from partners: report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 26, 2017

    Over 80 per cent of the currently married women in Bangladesh have experienced violent behaviour from their partners at least once and such violence include,...

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    CA Women’s Forum launched

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:50pm on November 25, 2017

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh has launched CA Women’s Forum in Dhaka on Saturday through celebrating the number of CA-qualified woman members crossing...

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    KSA recruited B’desh’s over 67pc female migrant workers in 2017

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:23am on November 18, 2017

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recruited over 67 per cent of the migrant workers from Bangladesh during the first 10 months of the current year....