violence against women

  • Images

    UK PM vows to tackle violence against women

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:05am on March 15, 2021

    Britain’s prime minister vowed on Sunday to take action to better protect women after a national outpouring of grief and outrage over the death of...

  • Images

    UK police chief under fire over crackdown on vigil for murdered woman

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:26pm on March 14, 2021

    Britain’s top police chief came under heavy pressure on Sunday after officers handcuffed mourners at a vigil for a woman who was murdered after setting...

  • Images

    International Women’s Day observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:00am on March 09, 2021

    International Women’s Day was celebrated in the country as elsewhere in the world with government and non-government institutions and organisations calling for an end to...

  • Images

    Government must keep its promises to ensure women’s emancipation

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2021

    DESPITE visible progresses in women’s empowerment, Bangladesh still lags way behind in ensuring women’s safety and security, as is evident in the increase of violence...

  • Images

    23pc of wives face sexual violence in 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22pm on February 23, 2021

    Some 22.99 per cent of women faced sexual violence by husband in 2020 and 27.74 per cent have faced such violence throughout their married life,...

  • Images

    Anti-rape protesters demand home minister’s resignation

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 09:25pm on February 12, 2021

    Different leftist organisations, students and teachers held a rally at the Shahbagh crossing in the capital to press home their nine-point demand, including an exemplary...

  • Images

    Puerto Rico declares emergency state over violence against women

    Agence France-Presse . Miami, United States | Updated at 11:39am on January 26, 2021

    Puerto Rico declared a state of emergency on Monday over its deep-rooted problem of violence against women, creating new measures that activists have demanded for...

  • Images

    Recitation artistes protest at violence against women

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on January 15, 2021

    Female recitation artistes from Sylhet protested at violence against women reciting poems in an online programme held on Friday. The programme titled Amra Nemechhi Pathe...

  • Images

    Rape, violence against women continue

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:55pm on December 30, 2020

    The country witnessed a widespread movement against rape, violence against women and the culture of impunity in October amid an increased number of such incidents...

  • Images

    Magura woman killed for dowry

    United News of Bangladesh . Magura | Updated at 06:18pm on December 26, 2020

    A 20-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband for dowry in Raipur village of Mohammadpur upazila in Magura. Deceased Munira Khatun married to 25-year-old...