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    49 candidates elected uncontested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on February 18, 2019

    Election Commission on Sunday declared 49 candidates elected unopposed for the parliamentary seats reserved for women candidates after each post saw the submission of single...

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    Diversity in the ‘man cave’: US boardrooms gain women as minorities lag

    Reuters . Boston/New York | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    In America’s corporate boardrooms, diversity is making uneven progress, women increasingly are pulling up a chair while racial and ethnic minorities still rarely get seats...

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    49 woman candidates set to be elected unopposed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on February 13, 2019

    The Election Commission is going to declare 49 candidates elected unopposed for the parliamentary seats reserved for women as the commission’s scrutiny on Tuesday found...

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    Three women die after taking liquor in Munshiganj

    United News of Bangladesh . Munshiganj | Updated at 04:27pm on February 09, 2019

    Three women, including two siblings, died after taking excessive liquor at Hosendi in Gazaria of Munshiganj on Saturday. The deceased were identified as...

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    Sabarimala temple board reverses opposition to entry of women

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 07:18pm on February 06, 2019

    A board that oversees an ancient Hindu hill temple in southern India said on Wednesday it now favoured allowing women of menstruating age to enter...

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    Kamrun made women affairs ministry secretary

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:31pm on January 22, 2019

    Principal information officer Kamrun Nahar has been made secretary to the ministry of women and children affairs. Ministry of public administration issued...

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    Citi says female employees earn 29pc less than men

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Citigroup’s female employees earn 29 per cent less than male employees on a global median basis, the Wall Street bank revealed on Wednesday, while announcing...

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    AL sells 1050 nomination forms for reserved women seats, JP 17

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

    A total of 1050 nomination forms of the ruling Awami League for the reserved seats for women in the 11th parliament were sold on Wednesday,...

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    Saudi teen refugee, now in Canada, wants to fight for other women

    Agence France-Presse . Toronto | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    A Saudi teen who caused an international sensation by defying her family and seeking asylum abroad on Tuesday vowed to fight for women’s freedoms in...

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    A pandemic no Longer hidden

    César Chelala | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    Worldwide, violence is as common a cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age as cancer, writes César Chelala HARVEY Weinstein never imagined...