Sexual assault

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

Setting Nusrat Afire: Brutality followed meet with Siraj

Nusrat Jahan Rafi was set on fire two days after detained Sonagazi madrasa principal Siraj Ud Doula gave a directive to some of his followers when they visited him in Feni district jail,...

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Feni Madrasa Principal: He enjoyed impunity

Despite some serious allegations against him in the past, the now arrested Feni madrasa Principal Siraj Uddoula managed to hold his post with protection from about a dozen influential locals,...

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

Kevin Spacey to be charged with sexual assault

Oscar-winning US actor Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge for alleged sexual assault of a teenager in a restaurant in 2016,

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Stamp out sexual harassment in the media

Thanks to the rise of the #MeToo movement, issues related to sexual harassment and sexual assault, especially at the workplace, have received much-needed attention in recent times.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018

Rape, Sexual Assault: Chemical or DNA tests mandatory

Chemical or DNA tests must be conducted in all rape or sexual assault cases, and the DNA and other samples should be sent to lab within 48 hours of the occurrence.

October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017

What is the antidote to toxic masculinity?

If the patriarchy is a river—and a polluted one at that—toxic masculinity and rape culture are its tributaries. They go hand in hand and feed off each other.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

New Zealand 'unsafe for black cricketers'

Franklyn Rose, former West Indies fast bowler claims that New Zealand is not safe for international cricketers "especially if they are black".

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Pabna trader attacked for protest

A fertiliser trader was brutally attacked with sharp weapons and critically injured in Failzana village of Pabna's Chatmohar upazila on Sunday night after he protested the illicit relationship...

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in sex assault case

A US judge has ordered actor and comedian Bill Cosby to stand trial on charges of sexual assault.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

'Sex assault': JUST students stage demo in Dhaka

The students of Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST) staged a demonstration in Dhaka protesting the expulsion of five fellow students of the university.