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    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...

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    Government must root out the root cause of rape incidents

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 20, 2020

    THE provision for death as the highest punishment in rape in the Women and Children Repression (Prevention) Act 2002, as amended through the promulgation of...

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    JAAGO, UN Women holds webinar on violence against women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30pm on December 08, 2020

    JAAGO Foundation and UN Women Bangladesh hosted a day-long virtual dialogue titled ‘Youth Combating Violence against Women in COVID’, said a press release issued on...

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    JAAGO holds dialogue on gender issues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on December 07, 2020

    JAAGO Foundation and UN Women Bangladesh on Saturday held a daylong online dialogue, titled Youth Combating Violence against Women in COVID-19. The online programme, funded...

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    Words demeaning to women should be changed, says Naripakkha

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:59pm on December 05, 2020

    Some words that are demeaning to women or conceal the root cause of the violence against women should be replaced with euphemisms or other words,...

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    Recitation event protests at violence against women

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on December 05, 2020

    Female recitation artistes protested at violence against women reciting poems in an online programme held on Friday. The programme, titled Amra Nemechi Pathe, was organised...

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    Speedy trial stressed to reduce violence against women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on November 25, 2020

    Different organisations on Wednesday stressed the need for effective enforcement of law and speedy trial in the cases of rape and violence against women for...

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    Pandemic inflames violence against women

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:23am on November 24, 2020

    No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence, which has surged during lockdowns as the day marking such violence...

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    Businessmen’s syndicate controlling govt: RWP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on November 02, 2020

    Revolutionary Workers’ Party of Bangladesh on Sunday alleged that the dishonest businessmen’s syndicates were controlling the government and that social anarchy was spreading as there...

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    Time to stop violence against Bangladeshi women: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15pm on October 29, 2020

    Women and girls in Bangladesh are facing increased domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, rights watchdog Human Rights Watch said in a report released on...