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    Bangladesh ranks worst in Women Entrepreneurs Index

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on November 23, 2020

    Bangladesh ranked at the bottom in the ‘Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2020 Report’ in 2020 in an indication of the country’s poor business opportunities...

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    Women in garment sector hit hard by COVID-19: ILO

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on November 21, 2020

    The impact of COVID-19 on women in the garment industry has worsened due to underlying challenges, including discrimination and harassment, underrepresentation of women’s voice, wage...

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    Woman murder accused held

    Our Correspondent . Jashore | Updated at 12:19am on November 19, 2020

    Police Bureau of Investigation in a raid on Wednesday arrested Nayan Biswas, 25,  prime accused in a woman murder case, from Nahata Bazar under Mohammadpur...

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    Cyber wing for women gets 691complaints, solves 170 in 48 hours

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on November 18, 2020

    The newly formed cyber wing of the police dedicated for women received 691 complaints and disposed 170 among them in two days. It also received...

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    Police unit to support women cybercrime victims launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on November 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Police on Monday launched its ‘Police Cyber Support for Women’ wing to help women who become victim of cybercrime and cyberbullying. Inspector general...

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    ‘Let women cook’: Lebanese mock minister over sexist comment

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:03pm on November 16, 2020

    Lebanese have poked fun at outgoing interior minister Mohamed Fahmi after he suggested the solution to a ban on deliveries during a COVID-19 lockdown was...

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    The world that Palermo Protocol built

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2020

    Twenty years ago this week the UN General Assembly adopted a new Convention against Transnational Organised Crime. Two supplementary protocols accompanied this addition to the...

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    JFA U14 Women’s Football from today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on November 02, 2020

    The preliminary round of the sixth JFA Under-14 National Women’s Football Championship, a talent hunt initiative of the Bangladesh Football Federation, will kick off today....

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    Local football to return with women’s league

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on November 01, 2020

    Competitive football will return to the country on November 7 with the resumption of Bangladesh Women’s Football League, according to the rescheduled fixture announced by...

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    Qatar faces scrutiny after women ‘forcibly examined’

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 10:34pm on October 27, 2020

    Revelations that passengers flying through Doha were forced to endure vaginal inspections have upended Qatar’s efforts to boost its reputation before the Gulf state hosts...