sexual harrassment

Women still unsafe at work

Why is it taking so long to implement High Court directive to stop sexual harassment?

Women paint a grim picture of workplaces

It has been 13 years since the High Court gave directives to form sexual harassment complaint committees in the workplace and educational institutions, but there has been little to no progress so far.

The Vogue Behind Loose and Flowy Dresses

Modest and fashion might be two words seldom put together, but changing global perspectives made its popularity a reality. It is by no means a new idea, as people, and women, who preferred to dress modestly have always been around, but the idea to cater to this growing population specifically is only just catching on. Some choose it to comply with religious practices, others for simple personal preference; however, modest fashion is not about the hijab or headscarf alone. It relates to anyone who is partial to loose, flowy clothes, often in multiple layers, like capes, wraps and loose jackets, with the intention of not displaying the shape of their bodies prominently.

CU student sexual assault: 2 perpetrators identified

The Chittagong University (CU) administration and police have identified two persons in the case filed over sexually assaulting a female student at the Chittagong University campus on the night of July 17.

74 children raped in February: Bangladesh Mahila Parishad

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad has said there were 337 reports of torture and sexual violence against women and girls in February.

Sexual Harassment at Dhaka Commerce College / Threats in the name of investigation: Mahila Parishad

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad yesterday slammed the delay in releasing the probe body‘s report on the investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment against Saidur Rahman, chairperson of Bangla department of Dhaka Commerce College.

'Sexual harassment': Women rights group demands probe against commerce college teacher

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) demands investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment against the chairman of Bangla Department of Dhaka Commerce College.

Stalked, schoolgirl takes her own life

A 15-year-old schoolgirl has allegedly died by suicide following harassment by a stalker in Pirojpur’s Bhandaria upazila.

Nusrat Murder: Key accused confesses role

Umme Sultana Poppy, a key accused in the murder case of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, confessed to have called Nusrat to the rooftop moments before she was set ablaze, said police.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

UN climate head Rajendra Pachauri resigns

The head of the United Nations Climate Change Panel (IPCC), Rajendra Pachauri, steps down amid sexual harassment allegations.

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