Rights

Rights

Breaking barriers through arts and crafts

Persons with disabilities excel with DRRA support

1d ago

9 out of 10 children in Bangladesh face violent discipline at home

In Bangladesh, 9 out of 10 children aged 1-14 years face violent discipline each month by caregivers. Over 45 million children in the country are affected by this issue, according to new UNICEF data

5d ago

60 eminent citizens protest eviction

Sixty eminent citizens have expressed their anger over Dhaka South City Corporation’s attempt to evict the Harijan community of Miranzilla City Colony without providing rehabilitation

5d ago

Don't evict residents from Miranzilla Harijan Colony: HC

The High Court today ordered the authorities concerned not to evict Miron Jolla Harijan City Colony at Aga Sadek Lane in Dhaka until an alternative arrangement for its residents is ensured

5d ago

Int’l Day of Play / 9 out of 10 Bangladeshi children face abuse at home

Says Unicef in a study covering children aged 1 to 14 years old

5d ago

Inclusive education key to empowering marginalised communities: speakers

Empowering marginalised communities through inclusive education is the key to eradicating deep-rooted discrimination, emphasised speakers at a discussion

6d ago

'Rehabilitate evicted Harijans in their existing colony immediately'

Says Rastro Songskar Andolan in a statement

6d ago

Enhance skills of person with disabilities

Speakers tell discussion

6d ago

Unicef, BBS launch project to collect data on children, women

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) and Unicef officially announced the launch of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS): Round 7 (2024-2025) to collect essential data on children and women, gathering critical evidence on their lives and access to essential services..The launching

1w ago

Event launched to distribute Tk 1.9385 billion to 96,928 vulnerable women

In order to support vulnerable women in income-generating activities and businesses, Simeen Hussain Rimi, state minister for the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MoWCA), inaugurated the distribution of Tk 1.9385 billion in cheques to 96,928 women beneficiaries of a project today.

1w ago

All govt entities obligated to disclose information: CIC

All public entities would be obligated to disclose information in the future, said Chief Information Commissioner Dr Abdul Malek today

1w ago

BU students block Dhaka-Barishal highway protesting quota reinstatement

Students from Barishal University (BU) blocked the Dhaka-Barisal highway today, protesting a High Court order that ordered the restoration of 30 percent quota for children of freedom fighters, in first and second class government jobs

1w ago

Afroza’s death in custody: Mahila Parishad, BLAST demand fair probe

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad and Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) today demanded a fair investigation into the death of Afroza Begum in police custody in Jashore on Sunday

2w ago

Solidarity with Palestine: Shahidul Alam returns honorary UK university doctorate

Eminent photographer Shahidul Alam has returned his honorary doctorate degree from the University of the Arts London for supporting the Israeli occupation of Palestine

2w ago

RMG workers demand wages, Eid bonus by June 10

Bangladesh Garment Sramik Sanghati, an RMG workers' platform, demonstrated in Dhaka today, demanding full salaries with overtime and Eid bonuses by June 10

2w ago

Botched surgery: Father demand justice for Ayan

Shamim Ahmed, father of Ayan Ahmed, a five-year-old child who died following a botched surgery at the United Medical College Hospital in Satarkul on January 7, has alleged that he was threatened to withdraw the case

2w ago

End crackdown on Bawm community, Amnesty urges PM

It expressed concern that the indigenous Bawm people are at serious risk of suffering collective punishment as the authorities assumed that the entire Bawm community are either part of or are supporters of the Kuki Chin National Front (KNF)

3w ago

Fair trial a constitutional right of people: chief justice

Chief Justice of Bangladesh Obaidul Hassan today inaugurated "Naykunja," a resting area for litigants, on Lalmonirhat court premises

3w ago
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