Teenager Raped in Tangail

A 16  year old madrasa student was raped by two transport workers at Bhuapur upazila of Tangail on Friday night. The rapists were arrested and presented before the court yesterday afternoon. The … Read More

6th Grader Gang Raped in Her Home

Four unidentified people forcefully entered a home in a remote village and raped a sixth grader on Tuesday night. According to the relatives, the victims’ mother was also sexually abused by those … Read More

School Girl Raped & Murdered

A 9 year old school girl was murdered after being raped in Dighinala upazila of Khagrachhari on Saturday. Kirtika Tripura Purna was a student at Noimail Government Primary School in the upazila. … Read More

“Freedom is really very important. Until everyone is free, freedom is useless.”

Kamla Bhasin, Indian developmental feminist activist shared her life stories in an event, “An Evening with Kamla”  in Dhaka on Saturday. The renowned activist said to the audience at Chhayanut auditorium, “You … Read More

Policy Dialogue: What do young people want?

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (BRAC JPGSPH), BRAC University organized a roundtable to present and discuss policy recommendations found in their research on “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Services … Read More

Bangladesh Women’s Humanitarian Platform (BWHP) launched

To address gender-based violence (GBV) during crisis, thirty- two women rights organisations  jointly launched Bangladesh Women’s Humanitarian Platform (BWHP). BWHP will aim to understand humanitarian  crises from a gender perspective which will … Read More

Two cases of rape in Patuakhali, Jhalakathi

An alleged rapist, Maruf was arrested yesterday from Patuakhali while he was trying to escape after raping a 16-year-old college girl at a garden in Bahalgachia. The victim’s relative informed the police … Read More

Five arrested for gang rape

A garment worker was gang raped at a residential hotel of Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar on Friday night by five men. The 20 year old victim cased a file at Kulaura Police … Read More

Ziasmin’s Torment as a Migrant Worker

Bangladeshi migrant worker returns home six months pregnant by a man she was forced to spend a night with. Ziasmin Akter, was forced into prostitution after she traveled to Jordan from her … Read More

Three sentenced to death for gang rape

Garment worker Asma was gang raped 10 years ago, a court in Narayanganj yesterday sentenced three people to death related to the crime. The criminals were fined 1 lakh each, the amount … Read More