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Indian teenage trafficking survivor...

Indian teenage trafficking survivor...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 24 2020

About 2,260 cases of human trafficking were reported in India last year, with nine in 10 related to sexual...

OP-ED: The need of the hour

OP-ED: The need of the hour

Farah Nusrat

Mon, Nov 23 2020

It is high time we address violence against women

Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked...

Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 18 2020

Many beauty and personal goods companies have largely remained silent when it comes to the plight of...

Woman burned in acid attack by divorced...

Man throws acid on ex-wife in

Dhaka

Mon, Nov 9 2020

She suffered 16% burns on her face, back and hands

DMP launches new hotline to prevent...

DMP's new hotline to ensure women's...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 27 2020

The hotline number 01320042055 is open 24 hours a day

Woman raped, gang-raped twice on the...

Woman raped, gang-raped twice on the...

Nation

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The alleged rape incidents had taken place on October 7

As #MeToo turns three, founder launches...

#MeToo founder launches platform to...

North America

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The #MeToo movement took off three years ago, prompted by accusations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood...

No one to turn to? Poor Indian women...

Poor Indian women learn to ignore sexual...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 14 2020

The #MeToo campaign had little effect in remote, rural areas of India where sex crimes are rife

OP-ED: To be a woman in Bangladesh

OP-ED: To be a woman in Bangladesh

Raisa Chowdhury

Tue, Oct 6 2020

Targeting the root of the problem is the only way to break the vicious cycle of violence against...

ED: No country for women

ED: No country for women

Editorial

Sun, Oct 4 2020

News of rape and sexual abuse and harassment have become daily occurrences

ED: Zero tolerance for sexual...

ED: Zero tolerance for sexual...

Editorial

Sat, Sep 26 2020

While students in Sylhet have already taken to the streets demanding justice, this will unfortunately...

OP-ED: Does equality remain an...

OP-ED: Does equality remain an...

Nasrin Pervin

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Why women need to break their shackles, both from the inside and the outside

Pakistani police hunt for gang rape...

Pakistan police hunt for gang rape...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 13 2020

Global rights watchdogs have pointed out that Pakistan has not done enough to stem violence against...

Preventing domestic violence with My...

Preventing domestic violence with My...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 25 2020

The main objective of the World Academy's My Sisters Keeper project is to prevent tolerance towards...

UN Women, WDO to jointly work to prevent...

UN Women, WDO to jointly work to prevent...

World

Tue, Aug 4 2020

The collaboration aims at addressing violence against women and girls through the lens of design

ED: A threat to women everywhere

ED: A threat to women everywhere

Editorial

Tue, Jul 7 2020

Violence against women is absolutely unacceptable

BLAST: Abusers use emotional tools to...

BLAST: Abusers use emotional tools to...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 17 2020

The complaints are being received but further procedures could not be taken due to the lockdown

Violence against women on the rise

Violence against women on the rise

Bangladesh

Fri, Apr 24 2020

Incidents of theft and fraud have also increased as Bangladesh wraps up the fourth week of coronavirus...

HC: Form commission to stop rape, violence...

HC: Form commission to stop rape, violence...

Court

Sun, Jan 19 2020

The High Court asked to form the commission and make recommendations within the next six months on how...

Catalyzing change for gender...

Catalyzing change for gender...

Anik Kabir

Mon, Nov 25 2019

Now is time to craft priority actions and opportunities

Nusrat's family still reeling from her...

Nusrat's family still reeling from her...

Nation

Fri, Apr 12 2019

Nusrat was the only sister to her three brothers