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    Shrinking civic space a concern: UNRC

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:48pm on September 19, 2021

    United Nations resident coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Sunday expressed concern about shrinking civic space, growing inequalities and increasing violence against women. She emphasised the...

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    Manikganj college girl suffers burns as stalker sets her on fire

    United News of Bangladesh . Manikganj | Updated at 06:43pm on August 25, 2021

    A female college student suffered burn injuries as she was set on fire by a stalker at Dimukha village in Ghior upazila of Manikganj district...

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    Woman set on fire by former in-laws dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:11pm on August 09, 2021

    A woman, who was set on fire by her former in-laws in Narsingdi, succumbed to her burns at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and...

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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...