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Reproductive health education should be included in school-college curricula

Shahriar Islam Shovon

Reproductive health education is high-quality teaching and learning about a broad variety of topics related to sex and sexuality. It includes human development, puberty, anatomy, and gender identity. Aside from promoting self-awareness and familial bonds, sexual education emphasizes the significance of interpersonal interactions. Reproductive health education teaches us how to conduct ourselves in sexual relationships. Having knowledge about sex educat...

Cyberbullying a burning issue needs due attention

Shahriar Islam Shovon

In the context of bullying, cyberbullying refers to an act of bullying that takes place on a public online platform. In the era of the Internet, it is a relatively new thing to be aware of. Individuals and groups use the Internet to inflict harm on one another in a malevolent, repeated, and hostile manner, and to coordinate their efforts...

Rajuk’s mysterious silence makes Narayanganj councilor more aggressive

Defying the order of Rajdhani Unnayan Kotripokhsha (Rajuk), the construction work of a disputed risky 5-storey building at Muktinagr under 3 no. Ward of Nararayanganj City Corporation (NCC) is going on amid the lockdown of the corona pandemic. Owner of the building Nur Salam, father of Shah Jalal Badol, Councilor of 3no. Ward of Nararayanganj City Corporation (NCC) is continuing the work showing thumb to Rajuk and other utility authorities like DPDC and Titas. The area is under Zone-six of Rajuk. Rajuk on February 11/07/2019 sent a notice to Nur Salam to stop the construction work and remove his illegal building. People living in the adjacent homesteads around the risky

Implement recommendations on torture and other abuses

Following serious concerns expressed by the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) about torture in Bangladesh, seven human rights organizations call on the Bangladeshi government to recognize the magnitude of the problem and address and implement the nearly 90 recommendations made by the UN body, according to a joint statement by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC). On 9 August 2019, the CAT published its Concluding Observations following the first-ever review of Bangladesh’s implementation of the human rights Bangladesh

Fourth Phase of Human Rights Education

A. R. Farrukh Ahamed


       Can we recall Parimal, a teacher of the city’s famous Viqarunnisa Noon School & College who violated his own students? It was almost five years ago. This incident then created huge public anger countrywide. Parimal was eventually arrested. But now we forget him as well as his misdeed and thus it has been almost completely sank into oblivion. By the time, there have been many more Parimals rooted across the country. Panna in Rajshahi, Maulana Sirajuddaula in Feni, Mufti Jashim in Narayanganj and so many others. We have examples of Parimals to show, but could do nothing to reign the situation.

Rapists are still at large and we just know a few of the...

DCI launches ‘Children Helping Children’ in Canada

Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), an international non-profit child rights organization, established at Yale University in 2003, inaugurated DCI's Journey in Canada and “Children Helping Children” Program in Canada Chapter on 3rd November 2018. DCICurrently DCI is implementing different programs to develop the life of distressed children and their families in Bangladesh and in four other countries worldwide. “SunChild Sponsorship”, “Blindness Prevention Program”, “Health for Underprivileged”, and “Sun...