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    Hardwork, govt policies help achieve top-ranking position: secy in-charge Rownaq Jahan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Hard work coupled with women-friendly policies of the government helped her achieving top-ranking position in the civil administration, said Rownaq Jahan, secretary-in-charge of the Ministry...

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    Top posts still elude woman executives

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Woman executives are hardly seen at the leading positions in corporate houses including banks in the country due to negative socio-economic norms along with absence...

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    Maria weaves World Cup dreams

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team captain Maria Manda, who successfully led her side to the finals of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship 2019, has a...

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    Goats, women and Women’s Day

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    ON THE International Women’s Day, I would like to talk about goats and climate change and will argue why these issues are fundamental for women’s...

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    88pc women receive derogatory comments from passers-by: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on March 06, 2019

    A recent survey found that 88 per cent of women face derogatory comments from passers-by, while 46 per cent of them face sexual innuendos and...

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    Rohingya lawyer wins Women of Courage award

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:20pm on March 06, 2019

    Rohingya lawyer Razia Sultana has been named as one of the 10 winners of this year's International Women of Courage Award, recognising her role in...

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    Women, children help desk opened in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:24pm on March 04, 2019

    Cox’s Bazar police and UN women have launched a women and children help desk, the first of its kind in Rohingya camps, at Madhuchara police...

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    Bangladesh girls finish runners-up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team finished runners-up in Group B of Round-2 qualifiers of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship when they lost to China 0-3...

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    Monika guides Bangladesh to finals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team qualified for the finals of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship when they beat Myanmar by a solitary goal in their...

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    Women in Bangladesh get only half of legal rights enjoyed by men: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    Women in Bangladesh are granted only half of the legal rights enjoyed by men against the worldwide average of three quarters, according to a World...

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