Woman gives birth in front of clinic in Gopalganj

The incident occurred in front of the Malancha Clinic at the town’s Ghullibari area in the early hours of Tuesday A woman gave birth to a child in front of a … Read More »

A Situation Analysis of the Menstrual Regulation Programme in Bangladesh

Menstrual regulation (MR) using vacuum aspiration is widely available in Bangladesh through public, NGO and private sector facilities, even though abortion is illegal except to save a woman’s life. For more … Read More »

Social policy starts at home

Political economy has come a long way. Many figures and institutions that have long embraced neoliberalism increasingly recognise the failures of markets and acknowledge that states may have a role to … Read More »

Sabina becomes Youth Ambassador of Save the Children

Sabina became the first female youth ambassador of Save the Children in Bangladesh after the contract was signed initially for one year at the BFF House Sunday with the promises to … Read More »

Another gang-raped in Noakhali’s Subarnachar

Around seven women or girls have been raped in the upazila so far A 14-year-old girl has reportedly been gang raped in Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali. The incident took place in … Read More »

Two Young Researchers Win Grant of BDT 250,000 each

Two young researchers won a grant of BDT 250,000 each for their research. Md Arif Chowdhury, a student from Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and … Read More »

Experts: Target rural women to deepen financial inclusion

The issue of rural women and insolvent people’s low access to finance should be addressed so that financial inclusion can be ensured for all, experts suggested yesterday. “Whatever responsibilities we have … Read More »

Why can’t we protect the most vulnerable?

We might commonly perceive cyber-security as a high-profile issue concerning governments and large corporations. The average teenage Internet user, however, is the easiest target for cyber-crimes, especially in Bangladesh, where topics of … Read More »

Girl Stops Attending School

A tenth grader female student Kanihati High School in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar stopped attending her classes a week ago, following sexual harassment and threat allegedly by a member of the … Read More »

Trafficked into Nightmares

Transnational trafficking gangs allegedly backed by some ruling party men have long been using different border points of Jashore to traffic women and children to India. Their local agents also get … Read More »