Teenager raped, murdered in Narayanganj

Police arrested 3 people in connection with the incident A 15-year-old schoolgirl girl was reportedly gang-raped and murdered by a man with whom she had a relationship with in Narayanganj, said … Read More »

Female doctors in menopause retiring early due to sexism, says study

Experienced women leaving medicine early because of symptoms and lack of support Female doctors going through the menopause are reducing their hours, moving to lower-paid roles or retiring early from medicine … Read More »

Flood Situation: Pregnant women in a pickle

Flood-hit pregnant women in Kurigram are exposed to health risks as they are deprived of proper healthcare services. With homes washed away, many of them have taken shelter on roads, dykes … Read More »

Woman killed for dowry

Housewife found hanging in Jamalpur\ A housewife was killed allegedly by her husband for dowry in Chatmohar upazila on Sunday night. The deceased, Kalpana Rani Pal, 40, was wife of Niranjan … Read More »

416 women raped in last six months: Bangladesh Mahila Parishad says

On an average, more than two women were raped every day in the last six months in Bangladesh, a report of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) said today. At least 416 women … Read More »

Doctor under fire for allegedly telling patient she should be raped

Gynaecologist says patient is spreading propaganda on social media that is fictional and amoral A doctor at Square Hospital is facing severe criticism from various quarters after allegedly telling a patient … Read More »

Major sex-work racket busted

CID claims to have arrested the ring leader, two associates The Criminal Investigation Department yesterday claimed to have arrested the ringleader and two members of a syndicate that has been trafficking … Read More »

Baby born on street to differently-abled woman in port city

On 12am Tuesday, most residents of Patenga in the port city were already asleep when the volunteers at Bidyanondo-CMP Field Hospital were busy with their newly inaugurated hospital and its patients. Around … Read More »

Unwanted pregnancy, abortion may increase

Warns UNFPA; Data shows drop in contraception usage Unwanted pregnancy and abortion could see a rise in Bangladesh amid the coronavirus pandemic as use of modern contraceptives has gone down, said … Read More »

Woman tortured to death for wanting to join the BCS

Police arrested mother-in-law Syeda Maleka, and sister-in-law Jakia Yasmin Juthi A meritorious Dhaka University student was found dead in Natore on Monday. The dead woman’s family says she was tortured to … Read More »