Bangladesh is a post conflict country with protracted patterns of violence. However the country continues to be a leader in the Women, Peace and Security movement.
- Bangladesh has ratified the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Violence Against Women
- Bangladesh does not have a National Action Plan on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR1325)
- Bangladesh is not a UN Peacekeeping mandated country
February 17, 2013 (The Guardian)
BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Parliament Amends War Crime Law to Challenge Sentence
Change follows 13 days of protests demanding death penalty for prominent Islamist given life sentence by war crimes tribunal
January 30, 2013 (The Daily Star)
BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Wins UNDP Award with Poverty Reduction Story
Bangladesh has won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that highlights the success of the country's poverty alleviation efforts.
January 12, 2013 (News Desk in Dhaka/The Daily Star | Asia News Network )
BANGLADESH: Law to Speed up Rape Trials Sought in Bangladesh
In the wake of several recent rape incidents, a group of lawyers in Bangladesh yesterday demanded formulation of a new law to set up speedy trial tribunals for expeditious trial of rape cases.
December 30, 2012 (Asia News Network)
BANGLADESH: Gang Rape Incident, a Lesson for Bangladesh
Bangladesh's rights leaders have joined in the call of the neighbouring India for an end to crimes against women.
October 17, 2012 (IPS )
BANGLADESH: Violence Against Women Persists in Bangladesh
Bangladesh, often cited as a model of progress in achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), appears to be sliding backwards when it comes to dealing with violence against women (VAW).
VIDEO: Bangladesh: First woman to supervise country's elections,
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),
March 28, 2011
INTERVIEW: Gains, Setbacks for Women's Equality in Afghanistan, Bangladesh,
Online Dialogues & Blogs, Multi-Media,
March 10, 2011
CONFERENCE: CEDAW Discusses HR of Women in Bangladesh, Belarus and Sri Lanka ,
Conferences & Meetings,
January 27, 2011