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The motherhood penalty of female students

Motherhood penalty is a term coined by sociologists to refer to the pay gap and workplace biases towards a pregnant woman. A certain amount of attendance is a prerequisite for appearing in exams in almost all educational institutions in Bangladesh.

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Into the details of the Road Safety Rules, 2022

The government has recently enacted the Road Safety Rules, 2022 for the better implementation of the Road Transport Act, 2018. It includes 12 chapters, 167 provisions, 9 schedules and 44 forms. Rule 2 includes all the definitions required for the purpose of the Rule.

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8th Annual Winter School

Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice (CSGJ), Liberation War Museum organised the 8th Annual Winter School on ‘Hatred, Violence and Prevention of Atrocity Crimes’ on 21- 28 January 2023 at the Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development

A passenger’s guide to legal provisions on the Metro Rail

Bangladesh has stepped into a milestone in public transportation through the inauguration of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line-6 project, also known as the metro rail on 28 December 2022.

Upholding the human rights of domestic workers

Among others, one of the driving principles behind the liberation of Bangladesh was to establish a country free from discrimination and exploitation on the basis of race, religion, sex, colour etc. The provisions embodied in the Constitution reflect this vision through its provisions on fundamental rights and by providing redress to court for protection of fundamental rights.

Steps involved in registering copyright

Copyright refers to a bulk of exclusive rights of the author or creator of any literature, dramatic, artistic, and musical works, cinematographic and different recordings, etc. Copyright can be identified with the help of the copyright sign, 'C' enclosed in a circle. To protect the rights of copyright in Bangladesh introduced by the Copyright Act 2000, the following steps are to be followed in order to register copyright. 

Reflections on selected aspects of human rights in Bangladesh

Sumaiya Khair is a Professor of Law at the University of Dhaka, where she served as Head of the Department of Law from 2009-2011. She has a PhD from

Human rights to flourish democratisation

A right is a claim that we are justified in making. Based on the principle of respect for individuals, human rights are standards that recognise,

Protection of human rights through good governance

The concept of ‘good governance’ has two aspects. The first aspect is related to the form of the government which is best represented by

Basics of research for law students

Legal research is an essential part of studying law. Through research, students can expand the horizon of their legal knowledge. While research in itself may be a fun activity to many, it can also be frustrating.

Bangladesh’s contribution to standards on refugee protection

Bangladesh has given refuge to around one million Rohingyas. The number is constantly increasing with the birth of new babies in the camps.

World Human Rights Day Write-up Competition 2022

World Human Rights Day is observed globally on the 10th of December to commemorate the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).