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    Women farmers at most risk from COVID-19 food crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:16am on October 17, 2020

    ActionAid, Bangladesh on Friday urged the government to prioritise investment in sustainable, climate-resilient local food systems as part of COVID-19 recovery plans. In a statement,...

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    Hegemonic masculinity in state, society

    Mirza Taslima Sultana | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    Women or girls have never been safe in Bangladesh. Since childhood, my parents suggested that I return home before dark for my own safety. That...

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    Misrecognition of women’s roles

    Rumana Hashem | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    THE year 2020 has been phenomenal not only for loss of life from COVID-19, economic collapse of capitalist ventures, extreme levels of workers exploitation and...

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    Agro-ecology, Nayakrishi and women

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    AGRO-ECOLOGY is an evolving art and practice from a multidisciplinary approach to agriculture. It is now officially adopted into international institutions like the Food and...

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    All empowered with nowhere to go

    Faria Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    ADVOCATING for the rights of women is a dream job that pushes many young women like me to spend years acquiring the academic and professional...

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    ‘I insist’: Film gives new voice to jailed Iran rights lawyer

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:01pm on October 13, 2020

    Tehran, March 2018: the lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh reflects on a career that has seen her take on the most sensitive of causes in Iran, including...

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    How to deal with the epidemic of rape?

    Mohammad Didare Alam Muhsin | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2020

    AS IF a festival of rape has started all over the country. Thanks to the media, every day one or more reports of rape and...

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    Cultural show demands equal rights for women

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:01pm on October 12, 2020

    Artistes presented songs, dance recitals, recitations and more demanding equal rights for women and justice for rape victims at a cultural resistance programme held in...

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    Government patronises repression against women: Ganosamhati

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on October 11, 2020

    Leaders of Ganosamhati Andolan on Sunday said that the Awami League government was patronising repression against women. As a result, cases of rape and violence...

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    UN concerned over rising violence against women

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on October 08, 2020

    The United Nations on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the increasing violence against women in Bangladesh. ‘These are heinous crimes and gave violations of human...