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    Women cricketers eye fresh start

    Samiur Rahman | Updated at 10:57pm on December 21, 2020

    Bangladesh women cricketers are eagerly waiting to resume cricketing activities in the coming year after remaining out of action for most of 2019 due to...

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    NSU hold webinar on COVID-19 impact on women

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on December 13, 2020

    North South University organised a webinar titled Socio-Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Women of Bangladesh on Saturday. The university’s economics department hosted the...

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    Begum Rokeya: Commemorating women’s rights pioneer

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:28pm on December 08, 2020

    Artistes from different fraternities said that Begum Rokeya was the torchbearer of the movements for women’s equal rights and women’s education that began in the...

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    Kings lift title in 1st appearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on December 06, 2020

    Bashundhara Kings clinched the title of the Bangladesh Women’s Football League in their maiden appearance and with one match to spare after pummeling Jamalpur Kacharipara...

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    Two women raped in Bagerhat, Satkhira

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:47pm on December 04, 2020

    Two rape accused were arrested and sent to judicial custody after two housewives lodged rape cases in Bagerhat and Satkhira. In Bagerhat, 28-year-old Jewel Mollah...

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    Satellite accounting sought for women’s contribution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on December 03, 2020

    Speakers in a webinar on Thursday demanded the introduction of satellite accounting system to recognise the contribution of women in the country’s agriculture and livestock...

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    Male engagement in domestic care empower women: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on December 01, 2020

    Male engagement in domestic care-work has empowered women living in the southwest districts of the country, according to a comparative study unveiled at a virtual...

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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...