Domestic violence

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    Chattogram female doctor held for torturing domestic help

    Staff Correspondent. Chattogram | Updated at 10:50pm on July 23, 2021

    A female physician was released on bail by a Chattogram court on Friday afternoon hours after her detention for allegedly torturing a domestic help. The...

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    UAP holds webinar on domestic violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on July 12, 2021

    The Department of Law and Human Rights at the University of Asia Pacific in collaboration with the South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human...

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    Lawyer-couple held for torturing house help

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32am on July 04, 2021

    Md Tanvir Ahsan and his wife Nahid, both lawyers, were arrested on charges of torturing their domestic help Sweety, a minor girl, at Topkhana road...

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    Man arrested for torturing domestic help

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:42pm on July 02, 2021

    The police arrested a man for torturing domestic help in the capital Vatara area on Thursday night. Mohammad Asadur Rahman, 39, was arrested at his...

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    Domestic partners commit 94pc violence against Rohingya women

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:17pm on January 25, 2021

    Some 94 per cent of Rohingya women and girls living in Cox’s Bazar who have reported incidents of Gender-Based Violence have experienced it at the...

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    Russian historian sentenced to 12.5 years for butchering lover

    Agence France-Presse . Saint Petersburg | Updated at 09:07pm on December 25, 2020

    A court in Saint Petersburg on Friday sentenced a Russian historian and Napoleon enthusiast to 12-and-a-half-years in jail for murdering and dismembering his young student...

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    3 French police shot dead

    Agence France-Presse . Saint-Just | Updated at 12:25am on December 24, 2020

    Three police officers were killed and a fourth wounded in central France on Wednesday by a gunman they confronted in response to a domestic violence...

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    Couple held for pouring boiling water on maid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on July 19, 2020

    A couple was arrested in the capital’s Rupnagar area on charge of torturing their minor domestic help. On information, police arrested the couple on Saturday...

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    Domestic violence increases during holidays: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on June 15, 2020

    Incidents of domestic and dowry-related violence have increased and sexual violence has fall in Bangladesh during the general holidays announced by the government for COVID-19...

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    Domestic violence surges in locked down Europe: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:14pm on May 07, 2020

    Emergency services across Europe have seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse calls under sweeping coronavirus lockdowns imposed across the continent, the World Health Organisation’s...