Violence against women and children

Who will rescue the rescue app for women?

Govt should properly utilise tools meant to prevent gender-based violence

Checking Violence Against Women: Govt app sees only six rescue pleas in about six years

The government’s “Joy” app, developed with a budget of Tk 45 lakh to tackle violence against women and children during emergencies, received only six rescue requests in five years and nine months.

We must end the culture of impunity surrounding rape

Perpetrators of Mohammadpur rape must not be able to get away

Creating safe public spaces for women: A collective responsibility

Creating safe and empowering public spaces demands a multidimensional approach, the first step of which is initiating table conversations.

16 Days of Activisim against Gender-Based Violence / To combat gender-based violence, do away with systemic bias

Gender inequality and violence as the outcome of a society are symptomatic of the ethos that shape policies, family structures and opportunities for men and women.

Too unsafe to even play football?

Latest attack lays bare the relentless gendered violence faced by Bangladeshi women.

Assaulted for playing football

What do such attacks say about women's status in Bangladesh?

Rape and death of child domestic worker must be probed

Money and influence cannot be allowed to win over justice

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence / How women's secondary status encourages violence

The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society

May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024

Who will rescue the rescue app for women?

Govt should properly utilise tools meant to prevent gender-based violence

May 20, 2024
May 20, 2024

Checking Violence Against Women: Govt app sees only six rescue pleas in about six years

The government’s “Joy” app, developed with a budget of Tk 45 lakh to tackle violence against women and children during emergencies, received only six rescue requests in five years and nine months.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

We must end the culture of impunity surrounding rape

Perpetrators of Mohammadpur rape must not be able to get away

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

Creating safe public spaces for women: A collective responsibility

Creating safe and empowering public spaces demands a multidimensional approach, the first step of which is initiating table conversations.

December 7, 2023
December 7, 2023

To combat gender-based violence, do away with systemic bias

Gender inequality and violence as the outcome of a society are symptomatic of the ethos that shape policies, family structures and opportunities for men and women.

August 5, 2023
August 5, 2023

Too unsafe to even play football?

Latest attack lays bare the relentless gendered violence faced by Bangladeshi women.

August 4, 2023
August 4, 2023

Assaulted for playing football

What do such attacks say about women's status in Bangladesh?

March 31, 2023
March 31, 2023

Rape and death of child domestic worker must be probed

Money and influence cannot be allowed to win over justice

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

How women's secondary status encourages violence

The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Normalise happy divorces, not unhappy marriages

Why do we never question the psychological impact on children stuck between two parents in an unhappy marriage?

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