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    PSTC holds prog protesting violence against women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:10pm on December 12, 2019

    A protest programme against violence on women was held at Rabindra Sarobar in the capital's Dhanmondi . The programme titled 'Protest Violence Against Women' was...

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    NHRC must get into its mandated cloak

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    THE National Human Rights Commission appears to have put up a poor show of its mandate — dealing with cases of rights violation — as...

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    Mexican protesters demand steps to curb violence against women

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 01:49pm on November 26, 2019

    Demonstrators smashed windows, spray-painted monuments and clashed with riot police Monday on Mexico City’s main avenue to protest Mexican authorities’ failure to stop a spiral...

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    Violence against women rises for culture of impunity: rights groups

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on November 26, 2019

    Rights activists in a discussion on Monday said that the violence against women was increasing in the country as the culture of impunity continued letting...

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    Precarious work makes women more vulnerable

    Radhika Balakrishnan and Magalí Brosio | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    That is why the recent International Labour Organisation’s convention on violence and harassment at work is so important. Governments need to take it further, write...

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    Rape of and violence against women must end

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    When one rape is too many, the rape of 217 women and children only in September, the highest in any single month since 2010, sounds...

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    Protests held against gender violence in Spain

    Agence-France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    Protesters took to the rain soaked streets of Madrid and dozens of other cities across Spain on Friday to raise the alarm against violence against...

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    Nearly six raped a day in July: Mahila Parishad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on August 07, 2019

    About six women and girl children were raped on average in a day in the month of July, said Bangladesh Mahila Parishad in its monthly...

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    Too glaring a govt failure on a legal provision

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    THE order of the High Court Division of Thursday for all Repression on Women and Children (Prevention) Tribunals and district and sessions judges’ courts, where...

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    DU students want capital punishment for rapists

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    Dhaka University students took to the streets on Tuesday demanding death penalty for rapists within the quickest possible time to end violence against women and...