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    Four to be quizzed over rape of 2 women

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on May 10, 2021

    The Dhaka court on Sunday allowed investigators to interrogate each of the four people, who are accused of raping two women at South Keraniganj in...

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    Facebook, UN to train online safety in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:01pm on May 09, 2021

    Facebook has partnered with UN Women Bangladesh to conduct a daylong virtual programme on digital citizenship and online safety for over 80 participants from 30...

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    Early action needed to save women’s health

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2021

    TOBACCO, including both smoking and smokeless tobacco, is one of the most serious public health concerns in the world. In Bangladesh, tobacco use kills almost...

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    Innovation for assuring reproductive health services for slum dwellers

    Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2021

    WOMEN from low-income communities have very limited access to modern contraception methods. A study conducted in the slums of Dhaka shows that more than 32...

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    No tax for being women

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2021

    IF A woman is asked whether she feels ‘good’ when she is on her period, the answer anyone will get will always be a negative...

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    One in 10 women experience miscarriage: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:17pm on April 27, 2021

    One in seven pregnancies worldwide ends in miscarriage, and eleven percent of women endure a failed pregnancy at least once in their lifetime, experts said...

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    Women entrepreneurs must receive adequate stimulus benefits

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2021

    A MARKED gender bias in the disbursement of the stimulus package meant for the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprise sector is worrying. While the...

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    Reuters names first woman as editor-in-chief in 170 years

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:53pm on April 13, 2021

    Reuters has announced Alessandra Galloni will take over as its new editor-in-chief from next week, becoming the first woman to head the global news agency...

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    Pakistan PM links rape to how women dress

    Agence France-Presse .Islamabad | Updated at 05:45pm on April 07, 2021

    Pakistan rights campaigners have accused prime minister Imran Khan of ‘baffling ignorance’ after the former cricketer blamed how women dress for a rise in rape...

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    Haiti women protesters denounce violence, political instability

    Agence France-Presse . Port-au-Prince | Updated at 12:33am on April 05, 2021

    Hundreds of women protested in Haiti’s capital on Saturday, denouncing gang violence and political instability that they say could lead to a new dictatorship. At...