Girl gets Gonorrhea in her Eye

BBC News reported that a girl, Jess, contracted gonorrhoea in her eye. Gonorrhoea can be transmitted from one person to another via unprotected sexual intercourse, oral sex or even touch. Jess’s … Read More »

Workshop on Comprehensive Sexuality Education

UBR Alliance Bangladesh and RHRN Bangladesh jointly organised a workshop titled ‘Making Voice on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)’ on 13 February 2019 at Innotel Hotel, Banani. The objective of the workshop … Read More »

Stipends Creating Disparity in Schools

The dropout rate of girls from schools is still higher than that of boys. However, the dropout rate of boys at the secondary level has increased to 36% in 2018 from … Read More »

5 Rapists get Life Imprisonment

Two sisters were raped on May 28, 2010, by miscreants in Santinagar area of Sonargoan upazila. The convicts were sentenced to life imprisonment by Narayanganj Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal … Read More »

More than 1.5 million Cancer Patients in Bangladesh

Treatment for cancer is very expensive. Patients who belong to a lower income group have to face a lot of difficulties in arranging money for treatment. Nargis Begum, 39, a housemaid … Read More »

Driving Scooters and Raising Awareness

“We believe that if we want to do something for the society we must go out of our home,” Dr Sakia. Four young girls are travelling on scooters throughout the country … Read More »

Opportunity for Senior Journalists in Bangladesh

PRB (Population Reference Bureau), a non-profit organisation which has its headquarters in Washington DC is looking for 12-14 senior women journalists from South Asia, including Bangladesh, to participate in its Women’s … Read More »

One Woman Raped in N’ganj, another in Satkhira

Two women were raped in separate incidents in Narayanganj and Satkhira. A speech impaired woman, 40, was raped in Narayanganj by a local youth, Hridoy, 22. The sub-inspector of Siddhirganj Police … Read More »

We Can Foundations arranges Roundtable on Violence against Women

According to findings by ‘We Can Foundation’, an alliance of civil society members and organisations, there were 1,441 incidents of violence against women and children in the country last year. Out … Read More »

Healthy Habits to Follow During Menopause

Menopause is a condition that women experience at the age between 45-55. It refers to the time when women permanently stop menstruating, which means that her reproductive system will no longer … Read More »