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  • India SC lifts Hindu temple ban on women

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 02:06am on September 29, 2018

    India’s top court on Friday revoked a ban on women entering a famous Hindu temple following a decades-long legal battle, ruling that patriarchy cannot be...

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    PM proposes three actions to advance women empowerment

    United News of Bangladesh . New York | Updated at 11:14am on September 28, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised the need for three actions, including working for overcoming gender stereotypes regarding women's ability, to advance women empowerment. The...

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    6,000 women die of cervical cancer in Bangladesh annually

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer women suffer in Bangladesh, with approximately 6,000 of them dying annually....

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    Hosts face Vietnam test

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Hosts Bangladesh will take on Vietnam in the final Group F match of the AFC Women’s Under-16 Championship Qualifiers today with an aim of progressing...

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    Women-specific needs not addressed at Rohingya camps: Oxfam report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2018

    At least 50 per cent of Rohigya women and 75 per cent of adolescent girls who took shelter in camps in Cox’s Bazaar get no...

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    Experts ring alarm bell as female participation in RMG sector dips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2018

    The participation of female workers in the country’s readymade garment industry has been decreasing in recent years with the share of women workforce in the...

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    Indomitable Bangladesh look to retain U-15 title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 18, 2018

    An in-form Bangladesh Under-15 women’s football team will be looking to retain the title of the SAFF Under-15 Women’s Championship when they take on India...

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    Under-15 girls face Bhutan in semis today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2018

    Reigning champions Bangladesh will take on hosts Bhutan in the second semi-final of the second SAFF Under-15 Women’s Championship at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu...

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    Bangladesh takes up workers’ problems with Jordan, Lebanon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on August 13, 2018

    Expatriates welfare and overseas employment ministry takes up the problems of the Bangladeshi female workers with the concerned authorities of Jordan and Lebanon, senior officials...

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    Bangladesh U-15 girls stroll into semis

    Abdullah M. Rafi | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2018

    Bangladesh Under-15 women’s football team on Monday clinched a comfortable 3-0 victory over Nepal to become champions in their respective group of the ongoing SAFF...

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