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The struggles of the Child Development Centres for want of contemporary rules

In 1990, Bangladesh ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1989, manifesting its commitment to fulfill the rights of children in Bangladesh.

Understanding the concept of ecocide

Recent proposed definition of ecocide by Stop Ecocide Foundation to be included in Rome Statue as a fifth core crime  along with the crime of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the...

Effective protection of domestic child workers: implementation awaits

Incessantly, every few months we come across news reports of abuse of domestic workers in Bangladesh, especially related to children.

Maze of belief-disbelief: Corroboration in rape cases

Corroboration rule in rape cases has mostly evolved in the sub-continent including in Bangladesh as a rule of prudence as opposed to one of law. It implies that the solitary evidence of the alleged...

Revisiting Small Cause Courts Act

The Small Cause Courts Act 1887 was brought to regulate small issues and matters by the assigned courts. It is no doubt that the law was brought with the purpose of resolving disputes of small...

Enforcing fire safety requirements

Over the past few months, Bangladesh has been passing an anxious situation. Banani FR Tower and Gulshan DNCC Market fire

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

The struggles of the Child Development Centres for want of contemporary rules

In 1990, Bangladesh ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1989, manifesting its commitment to fulfill the rights of children in Bangladesh.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

Understanding the concept of ecocide

Recent proposed definition of ecocide by Stop Ecocide Foundation to be included in Rome Statue as a fifth core crime  along with the crime of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the...

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Effective protection of domestic child workers: implementation awaits

Incessantly, every few months we come across news reports of abuse of domestic workers in Bangladesh, especially related to children.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Forest management in Bangladesh: loopholes and inadequacies

Forests contribute to the economy and maintain ecological stability. Despite being a selfless auxiliary, forests in Bangladesh have been depleted and degraded in volume and area over the years.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Are sanctions effective enough to reduce environmental crimes?

Since the dawn of civilisation, people have been dependent on the environment for everything. To make economic development, natural resources have been exploited continuously as if there were no...

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

E–Business in Bangladesh: Need for a Legal Framework

In Bangladesh, e-commerce or online-based marketplace has started its journey without any statutory framework. In a pandemic situation like the ongoing Covid-19, people from different countries...

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

Media Trial: Prejudicing the Rights of the Parties in Criminal Cases

Freedom of press is a fundamental right which is guaranteed under article 39 of the Constitution of Bangladesh.

June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020

Global warming, cyclones and International Environmental Law

A recent study conducted by the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, shows that the frequency of cyclones have increased by four-folds in the Bay of Bengal,...

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

For effective management of medical waste

Medical wastes have been the reason of thousands of deaths around the world.

October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019

Precedents to be used to avoid the misuse of the Artha Rin Adalat Ain

The Artha Rin Adalat Ain, 2003 (Money Loan Court Act, 2003) is the primary legal instrument dealing with bank and non-bank financial institutions’ (NBFI) loan defaulters, which prescribes...