Teenager Gets her Molester Arrested

A teenage girl from ninth grade got her alleged molester and blackmailer arrested by tricking him. The incident took place at Chittagong Railway Building (CRB). The criminal, Mainuddin, 20, came to … Read More »

Female Magistrates to Record Rape Victim’s Statements

“It has been recorded that women and child victims hesitate to narrate incidents of rape or sexual assault in front of male magistrates,” said a circular issued by the Supreme Court … Read More »

No Decrease in the rates of Child Marriage in Bangladesh

According to a UN study, 59% of marriages that took place in Bangladesh between 2006 and 2017 involved brides below the age of 18. The rate of child marriage in Bangladesh … Read More »

Housewife Killed for Resisting Rape

A few days ago, a young woman was set ablaze and killed for raising her voice against her perpetrator, who was her school principal who attempted to sexually assault her. On … Read More »

Protestor Attacked by Harasser

Shariful and his sister went to a nearby restaurant to have coffee when Nabin, a worker from another shop sexually harassed the girl by trying to hug her. Her brother, Shariful, … Read More »

Feni Madrasah Girl Dies

Nusrat Jahan Rafi took her last breath on April 10, 2019. She was allegedly set on fire by on April 6 by supporters of her madrasah’s principal, Sirajuddaula, because she refused … Read More »

Local Admin Rescue Three Girls from Early Marriage

This month nine attempts of early marriage were stopped by the local admin in Sadar upazila. Last Thursday and Friday night, three bids were foiled on time and the underage girls … Read More »

Adolescent Pregnancy in Rural and Urban Areas

The age between 10-14 years is known as the period of adolescence. It is a very crucial stage in a girl’s life because she has to undergo a lot of physical … Read More »

Climate change and socio-economic insecurity are major child marriage factors

BRAC Centre Auditorium organised an experience sharing meeting on Monday, 25th March, where many observations came forwards that reflected the reasons behind child marriage. One of the many driving factors behind … Read More »

Strengthening SRHR of female factory workers in the garment sector in Bangladesh

“It will be difficult for Bangladesh to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if female garments workers are denied healthcare.” These words marked the launch of project STITCH last Wednesday 27th of … Read More »