Sexual violence

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    Six out of 10 European women suffer sexism at work: survey

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Sixty per cent of women in Europe have suffered gender-based or sexual violence at work, according to a study across five countries published on Saturday....

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    Moral integrity of police at stake

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    PUBLIC trust in the law enforcement agencies is declining especially when it comes to tackling sex crimes. They are often found covering up crimes to...

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    6 children raped a day

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:41pm on July 08, 2019

    Rape of children is on the rise with about six children raped in a day on an average in the first seven days of July....

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    Culture of impunity blamed for increase in child rape in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:26am on April 20, 2019

    Prevailing culture of impunity, social attitude towards girls and women and indifference of government agencies are the main causes behind the increasing rate of rape...

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    Recitation artistes protest sexual violence against women

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Renowned recitation artistes recited poems seeking justice for Nusrat Jahan Rafi and protested at sexual violence and harassment against women at a programme held at...

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    Nusrat buried amidst widespread protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49am on April 12, 2019

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 18, student of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrassah, who died Wednesday, after a brave fight against madrassah principal for...