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    Fund real change-makers: feminist movements

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2021

    THE United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in 1995, produced one of the boldest global declarations on women’s rights to date....

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    Ring that trafficked 1000 girls to India busted: Police

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:11pm on June 02, 2021

    Police arrested three alleged human traffickers from Satkhira bordering area after a victim, who managed to return from India, filed a case with Dhaka's Hatirjheel...

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    Raping girl in moving bus: Five put on remand, one confesses to court

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 08:39pm on May 29, 2021

    Raping girl in moving bus: Five put on remand, one confesses to court Court Correspondent: A Dhaka judicial magistrate court on Saturday put five arrested...

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    Girl raped in moving bus near Bangladesh capital, six arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46am on May 29, 2021

    Police arrested six people for raping a woman on a moving bus at Ashulia in Savar, on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka. The bus...

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    Girl raped in Sylhet, 4 held

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 09:34pm on May 23, 2021

    Four youths were arrested for allegedly raping a girl at Golapganj upazila in Sylhet on Saturday night. The arrested were identified as Abdul Hakim, 20,...

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    Two women raped in Keraniganj

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:39pm on May 08, 2021

    Two women, both about 20 years old, were raped by their former colleagues in South Keraniganj on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Friday night.....

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...