child rape

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Impunity, moral decline to blame

A culture of impunity, moral degradation and culprits’ getting political backing in many cases are the major reasons why incidents of rape and sexual violence continue unabated in the country,...

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

'47 children raped, abused in 15 days'

A six-year-old girl was allegedly violated and a mother of two was allegedly gang-raped in Jashore and Feni on Tuesday night.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

‘Make law with max penalty for raping girls’

Bangladesh needs a law with a provision of maximum punishment for raping an under-16 girl to stop sexual violence against women, say members of a rights platform.

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

Rising child rape incidents

A number of human rights organisations have expressed concerns over rising incidents of child rape at a protest rally on April 25 at the central Shaheed Minar. According to their statistics, in...

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

6-yr-old raped in Bogra

A six-year-old kindergarten student is allegedly raped in Bogra’s Shibganj upazila.

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

India approves death penalty for child rapists

The Indian government yesterday approved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old

April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018

5yr old girl ‘raped’ in Faridpur

A five-year-old girl is allegedly raped by a man in Faridpur Medical College Hospital of Faridpur Sadar.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Storm over Philippines president candidate's rape comment

A video of leading Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte joking about a murdered Australian rape victim provokes a storm of protest.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

Varsity admission seeker ‘raped’ in Dhaka

Two youths allegedly rape a university admission seeker at a Moghbazar residential hotel in Dhaka.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Justice elusive to abused children

The one-stop crisis centres (OCC), formed in 2001 to facilitate medical treatment, police assistance, social services, legal assistance and counselling for women and children who were victims of...