Search Results for Tag: bangladesh
Bangladesh executes war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah, who was responsible for killing thousands of men and raping several women during the Bangladesh war of independence in 1971. Read on to know the latest women’s news.
Date13.12.2013 | 12:20
In Bangladesh the existing legal frame work that supports a rape victim is very limited and outdated. The definition of rape itself dates back to the national penal code formulated in 1860. Now, more than 150 years later, what are the problems a victim faces and where can she seek help? Aziza Ahmed finds out.
Date04.12.2013 | 14:17
Women rappers in Nepal are causing a stir. These young women use a mix of English and Nepalese to woo their fans. Women in Bangladesh have been severely affected by the latest spate of strikes . Read more to know the latest in women’s news.
Date04.12.2013 | 10:35
The US military will allow women to serve in the frontline, a photojournalist decides to spend her time in Nepal, friends of Malala in Pakistan secretly pray that she wins the Nobel prize. Read on to find out more on women’s issues.
Date09.10.2013 | 11:57
The Viqarunnisa Noon School is one of the most prestigious and well-known educational institution for girls in Bangladesh. In July 2011, the school witnessed an incident of rape. According to reports, Parimal Jaydhar, a teacher at this school, had been harassing a student sexually and blackmailing her when she went to his house for private tuitions. He recorded these instances on video and also threatened to post these videos on the internet if she were to go and report his abuse to the police. However, the girl decided to complain to her parents, following which her father filed a case against the teacher.
Date18.09.2013 | 14:09
How does a victim cope with rape? What tools do psychologists employ to help a rape victim lead a normal life after the trauma she has suffered? Women Talk Online Blogger Debarati Mukherjee speaks to New Delhi-based psychotherapist, Dr. Saima Nafis Khan.
Date18.09.2013 | 12:34
Women empowerment is about many things. The right to education, the right to work, the right to making choices, but ever since I’ve come to Bonn, I’ve been thinking of one factor that could contribute to making women more independent.
Date29.08.2013 | 10:06
Tagsbangladesh, Beenish Javed, developing countries, development, India, Pakistan, Transportation, Women empowerment