4 held for rape, murder of 8-yr-old

On 26th December, the police arrested four persons for allegedly killing an eight-year-old girl on December 14 in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila. The arrestees are Bappi Ahmed, 22, Kamal Pasha, 35, Shamim … Read More »

Pornography spreads amid futile govt ban

The government initiative to block pornography websites has proved a futile exercise due to lack of technological knowhow and concerted efforts from the state agencies. On January 1, 2017, the government … Read More »

Do women feel safe in offices?

Earlier this month, I was a guest on a podcast titled Not Here For, a series by Kotha Bangladesh, that calls out injustices that we have historically faced and continue to … Read More »

Op-ed article on menstrual health published

Menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is a highly significant yet neglected topic in the social milieu of Bangladesh. Even though menstrual health can play a crucial role in ensuring gender equality and … Read More »

Child bride succumbed to death due to child marriage and marital rape

A 14-year old girl named Nurunnahar died on Sunday, 25 October in Basail, Tangail, due to excessive genital bleeding within around a month of her marriage. She was studying in class … Read More »

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Study reveals that 63% men approve beating wives if denied sex

Violence against women is a severe threat to our society’s social, cultural and economic progress. Having myriads of disastrous impacts, the growing incidences of gender-based violence is burning question across the … Read More »

Annual Member Consultation Meeting organised by Share-Net Bangladesh

Share-Net Bangladesh organised its Annual Member Consultation Meeting online on 27 October 2020. A total of 12 participants were present at this strategic meeting. The dynamic group of speakers at the … Read More »

Violence Going Rampant

Violence against women is a burning issue in present day Bangladesh. The raised-notch of the violence against women from January to August 2020 is an awful one that raises questions about … Read More »

Share-Net Bangladesh hosts National Community Practice Meeting on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Menstruation, which is naturally omnipresent and plays as an important lifetime event in a woman’s life, is still considered a taboo or stigma in the society. The transition of a girl … Read More »

First National CoP on ‘SRHR for Adolescents and Youth’

The Community of Practice members will nominate themselves, practitioners and organisations for joining the Share-Net International Co-Creation Conference that will take place online in January 2021.  Share-Net Bangladesh organised its first … Read More »