Sexual violence

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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...

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    Female passengers in fear as city buses run empty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on March 22, 2020

    Female bus passengers have expressed concern about risks of sexual violence as public buses and minibuses in the capital are running with few passengers amid...

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    Bangladesh sees sharp rise of sexual violence

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:09am on March 08, 2020

    Violence against women saw a sharp rise in the last two months as 230 cases of rape were reported while the statistics indicates that from...

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    Sexual violence against children increased by 70pc in 2019

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:14pm on January 08, 2020

    Sexual violence against children increased by 70 per cent in 2019 in comparison to 2018, according to Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum. In 2019, at least...

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    Epidemic turn of sexual violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 08, 2020

    THE year 2019 was marked by many good and bad incidents; however, the killing of a 19-year-old girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi drew significant attention from...

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    Worrying epidemic turn of sexual violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2020

    RIGHTS situation, especially violence against women, has taken a turn towards the worst. Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra in its 2019 annual report says...