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VR avatar’s sexual assault in Metaverse: What to blame now?

The incident of sexual assault on the virtual avatar of a female Betatester for Meta’s Horizon World might be baffling to some, and difficult to grasp for others, but for many others, it is a simple demonstration of what social scientists and activists have been saying for years. Sexual assault is never a survivor’s fault, only the perpetrators.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Sexual harassment: CU students protest with poetry and songs

With four-point demand, students of Chittagong University (CU) waged a unique protest last night on the campus for the third consecutive day through poetry and songs.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

VR avatar’s sexual assault in Metaverse: What to blame now?

The incident of sexual assault on the virtual avatar of a female Betatester for Meta’s Horizon World might be baffling to some, and difficult to grasp for others, but for many others, it is a simple demonstration of what social scientists and activists have been saying for years. Sexual assault is never a survivor’s fault, only the perpetrators.

May 4, 2019
May 4, 2019

4 land in jail over sexual assault on madrasa girl

A Jashore court yesterday sent a madrasa teacher to jail on charges of molesting a fifth grader student in the district’s Sharsha upazila on Thursday night. Three more also landed in prison for backing up the molester and threatening the victim’s family.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Man sent to jail for raping 7-year-old girl

A Joypurhat court yesterday sent a man to jail on charges of raping a seven-year-old physically challenged girl in the district's Kalai upazila.

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

Trump pushes Supreme Court pick's sex accuser to testify

President Donald Trump piles pressure on the woman accusing his Supreme Court pick of sexual assault by insisting that she testify next week if she wants to be heard.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Outrageous gang-rape again

Amid countrywide outrage and concern over sexual abuse against women, a girl has been gang-raped in Gazipur’s Kaliganj.

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

Digital Sexual Harassment in Digital Bangladesh

In a society where violence against women in private and public spaces goes unpunished, is it any wonder that sexual harassment in the cyber domain continues to be firewalled?

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

BACK TO THE DARK AGES

In the last few weeks, there seemed to form a large divide between people, both offline and online.

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

Sexual assault: Cops thrash protesters (video)

Police use brute force to drive away demonstrators trying to besiege Dhaka police headquarters over the sexual assault at Dhaka University on April 14.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

Dhaka - A woman-unfriendly city

"This is not a woman-friendly city, dear mayoral aspirants. That is perhaps the most glaring parameter of failure of our consecutive governments."