rape incident

Locals speak up against SI Khairul

The husband of the Jashore woman, who was raped allegedly by a police officer and his informant, was planning to open a shop with Tk 1.5 lakh the family arranged by selling a piece of land.

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 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Autistic girl, 15, raped in Narayanganj

Two girls, including an autistic teenager, were allegedly raped in Bandarban and Narayanganj on Tuesday and Wednesday.

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

Community leaders' complicity in rape incidents

Two incidents of rape reported by this paper on Wednesday, while tragic and shocking, brought out a stark reality about the culture of rape and how sometimes, the role of the local community...

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Rape, impunity and power: 18 years after the anti-rape movement at JU

The Banani rape case that took place in March this year is yet another example of how our faulty system tends to work in favour of the criminal. The media's exposure of these crimes helped the...