National Event on ‘Early Married Girls’

‘Image PLUS’ organised a national event on December 11, 2018, focussing on ‘Early Married Girls’ in the capital’s Spectra Convention Hall as part of the ‘16 days of activism’ campaign. ‘Image … Read More »

5 receive Begum Rokeya Padak 2018

December 9 is observed as Begum Rokeya Day in honour of Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain, one of the first female figures in Bengal who fought for women’s rights. This year marks Begum … Read More »

Replace punishment with counselling in schools

It is unfortunate that mental health issues among adolescents are not taken seriously until the adolescents are driven to take extreme steps like suicide. The death of Aritry Adhikary, a 9th … Read More »

Empowering young girls through football

Unicef Bangladesh signed a two year agreement with Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on December 3. This agreement will play a huge role in empowering young Bangladeshi girls. Unicef and BFF will … Read More »

Domestic Violence Socially Acceptable?

Domestic violence is prevalent in our society, but this type of violence go unreported because of our society’s socially accepting attitude. Unless the signs of physical abuse (injuries like bruises, fractures … Read More »

Situation of women in Bangladesh no better

There are many phrases and proverbs in the English language that highlight the significance of peace, safety and serenity within one’s home. A few of those phrases are, ‘Home Sweet Home’, … Read More »

Share-Net hosts CoP Meeting on Sexual Harassment

As a part of the ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender based Violence’ campaign, Share-Net Bangladesh hosted a Community of Practice Meeting on the topic ‘Sexual Harassment in Bangladesh’, where members … Read More »

Delay in addressing gender violence cases a common scenario

According to a report commissioned by ActionAid Bangladesh, four out of five cases that involve violence against women remain unaddressed for two years before getting court dates. The report also says … Read More »

Twenty underprivileged girls receive sewing machines

It is a common scenario in Bangladesh where young girls drop out of school and are married off because of the nuisance of eve teasing. As a part of the “16 … Read More »

Manusher Jonno Foundation observes first day of ‘16 Days of Activism’

Manusher Jonno Foundation observed the first day of the ‘16 Days of Activism’ campaign at Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Sunday, November 25. The members of the foundation chanted slogans and … Read More »