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    National award for women in the offing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on March 03, 2021

    The government has decided to introduce national awards for women for their contribution in the field of politics, economy, education, culture and social activities. The...

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    Women voter number declines in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:35pm on March 02, 2021

    The number of voters in Bangladesh has increased to 11.17 crore with the inclusion of 19 lakh fresh voters in 2020, but the share of...

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    Women in Saudi Arabia can join military

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:31am on February 23, 2021

    Women in Saudi Arabia can now take up arms and enter the military, the latest profession in the kingdom to open up to female recruits,...

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    Woman beaten to death at Awami League leader’s house

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 11:25pm on February 19, 2021

    A mentally-challenged woman was beaten to death at the house of a ruling Awami League leader on Sonabari Graveyard Road in Gachha area of Gazipur...

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    8 in 10 young women limit behaviour for protection: report

    Agence France-presse . Vienna | Updated at 10:23pm on February 19, 2021

    A huge majority of young European women limit where they go or who they spend time with for fear of assault or harassment, according to...

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    Joyeeta gives cheques to women entrepreneurs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on February 18, 2021

    Joyeeta Foundation of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs distributed incentive package cheques among the women entrepreneurs on Wednesday. Additional secretary Md Abdur Rouf...

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    Women lag in vaccination

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:13am on February 15, 2021

    Bangladesh has vaccinated 9.06 lakh people in seven days of the nationwide mass COVID-19 vaccination drive. According to officials, the vaccination programme is progressing at...

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    Russian women form Valentine’s Day chains to protest crackdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:33pm on February 14, 2021

    Several hundred women formed Sunday human chains in Moscow and Saint Petersburg using Valentine’s Day to express support for the wife of jailed opposition leader...

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    Women, children of Bangladesh, 56 other nations in Syria camps: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:04am on February 10, 2021

    Fifty-seven countries have women and children living in squalid detention camps in northeast Syria, a United Nations expert said Monday, calling on states to repatriate...

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    MoFA seeks more women in police, military jobs for peacekeeping missions

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on February 08, 2021

    The foreign ministry on Sunday emphasised the importance of employing more women in the armed forces and the police for deploying them under UN peacekeeping...