Tag Archives | International Women’s Day

Bangladesh needs a democratic system and a robust judiciary to protect the rights of women and girls, must withdraw CEDAW reservations

A Joint Statement by the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Maayer Daak, and Odhikar on International Women’s Day 2024 In Bangladesh, the prevalence of violence and discrimination against women and girls is alarmingly widespread. Domestic violence, dowry-related abuse, rape, and […]

March 8, 2024 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Odhikar’s video on International Women’s Day 2019.

The video describes the historical background of International Women’s Day, its relation to Bangladesh’s elections and its impact on women in Bangladesh.

March 11, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed

International Women’s Day and violence against women in Bangladesh

8 March is International Women’s day. Though a hundred years have passed since the declaration of women’s day and 39 years have passed since the independence of Bangladesh, the condition of women in Bangladesh leaves much space for improvement. Violence against women is prevalent in this country especially against women who come from the impoverished […]

March 7, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Women’s struggles on occasion of 100 years of International Women’s Day

Odhikar, UBINIG and Narigrantha Prabartana jointly organised a 3 day (6-8 March, 2010) programme on women’s struggles on the occasion of the 100th celebration of International Women’s Day. Under the title‘The direction of the women’s rights movement’, a roundtable meeting was held in the National Press Club on 6th March, 2010. More than 100 women […]

April 3, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed