Sexual violence

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    Legal system still inaccessible to rape survivors

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2020

    DESPITE a High Court order that trial proceedings of any rape case should be completed in 180 days, cases continue to face legal bureaucracy. More...

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    Education on gender equality must to end rape culture

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2020

    DESPITE countrywide protest against rape, it appears that the incidence of sexual violence is alarmingly on the rise. On an average, according to a report...

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    Dhaka-Noakhali long-march against rape, impunity underway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36pm on October 16, 2020

    Students and different sociocultural organisations that began Dhaka-Noakhali long-march against rape and impunity Friday morning under the banner of ‘Bangladesh against rape and impunity’ to...

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    Consent is good, but sexual agency is better

    Nasrin Khandoker | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    SEXUAL violence has nothing to do with sex. Violence means to harm, to violate, to harass, to humiliate other people. Sexual violence is a matter...

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    Impunity, political backing blamed

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:02am on October 08, 2020

    Educationalists, rights activists and jurists on Tuesday said that the incident of rape and violence against women were continuing unabated across the country due to...

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    Protests against rape, sexual harassment on

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 05:16pm on October 07, 2020

    Different political and student organisations, socio-cultural, rights groups and students of different educational institutions across the country on Wednesday continued their protests against rape and...

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    Fresh rape case filed, 2 more held for torture on Noakhali woman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19pm on October 07, 2020

    The sexual assault victim in Noakhali’s Begumganj upazila filed a fresh case Tuesday night accusing Delwar-gang chief Delwar Hossain and his associate. Superintendent of Noakhali...

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    Two more arrested over sexual assault on Noakhali woman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14am on October 06, 2020

    Police on Monday night arrested two more people allegedly involved in sexual assault on a woman in Begumganj upazila under Noakhali district. Additional police superintendent...

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    BNP condemns sexual assault on Noakhali woman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07am on October 06, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday condemned and protested at the sexual harassment and torture on a 37-year-old woman in Noakhali after a video of the...

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    Frenchman held for assaulting woman in ‘short’ outfit

    Agence France-Presse . Mulhouse, France | Updated at 10:51am on September 25, 2020

    A young Frenchman was on Thursday handed a two month suspended jail sentence for assaulting two women one of whose outfit he claimed was too...