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    Backlog of women, children prevention cases declining: Anisul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on June 17, 2019

    Law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister Anisul Huq on Sunday said backlog of cases filed under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act was declining as...

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    6 trafficked women brought back from India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 17, 2019

    Six Bangladeshi women trafficked to India were brought back home on Sunday. Indian Border Security Force handed over them to Border Guard Bangladesh on Banglabandha...

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    Women migrant workers go thru’ many abuses: research

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:11am on June 16, 2019

    Women migrant workers experience a continuum of gender-based violence and harassment, ranging from insults to severe physical abuse, rape and sexual assault, psychological abuse, bullying...

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    Increased allocation proposed in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 16, 2019

    The government proposed to increase the allocation for women’s progress in the  national budget for fiscal 2019-20 to Tk 1,61,247 crore from  the last fiscal’s...

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    Swiss women decry poor record of rights

    Reuters. Geneva | Updated at 12:53am on June 15, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion...

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    Swiss women rise up for equal pay

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 07:28pm on June 14, 2019

    Purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities Friday, as women across the...

  • Bangladesh sees nearly 13 rapes every day

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:25am on May 18, 2019

    On an average nearly 13 women and girls were raped in the country every day in the first four months of the year as rape...

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    Jihadists back in dock over murder of two Scandinavian women

    Agence France-Presse . Morocco | Updated at 02:51pm on May 16, 2019

    A street vendor, a plumber and a carpenter are among two dozen jihadist suspects who return to a Moroccan court on Thursday, charged in connection...

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    22.8pc female RMG workers sexually harassed in workplace: study

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on May 08, 2019

    At least 22.8 per cent female workers in different garment factories in Bangladesh were sexually harassed in their workplaces, said a study.Manusher Jonno Foundation uncovered...

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    Sabina joins Kerala club in IWL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    Bangladesh women’s national team captain Sabina Khatun left for India on Monday to play for Gokulam Kerala in the ongoing third edition of Indian Women’s...