Judgment

Protection of a woman detainee who got pregnant in jail custody

 
 
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The authorities are directed to provide proper health care and extra needs which the detainee requires.

 
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Judgment on prevention and protection of domestic workers’ right

 
 

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The High Court Division directed the government to take immediate steps to prohibit employment of children up to the age of 12 from any type of employment, including employment in the domestic sector, particularly with the view to ensuring that children up to the age of 12 attend school and obtain the basic […]

Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the streets, public places, shops, markets etc. (Writ Petition No. 8769 OF 2010)

 

 
 
 

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The expression “sexual harassment” is the appropriate term instead of eve teasing.
Definition of sexual harassment given by the High Court Division in the Writ Petition no. 5916 of 2008 has been adopted with modification.
Definition of stalking given by the High Court Division.
Every Police Station in Bangladesh will have separate cell or team, designated only […]

Perpetrator convicted in the first ever case under Human Trafficking Deterrence and Suppression Act, 2012

  Highlighted issues: Judgment of the first ever case under Human Trafficking Deterrence and Suppression Act, 2012. The perpetrator was convicted with life imprisonment and fined with taka 50,000.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment at all work places and educational institutions (Writ Petition No. 5916 of 2008)

 
 

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The High Court Division issued certain directives in the form of guidelines to prevent sexual harassment.
Guidelines to be followed and observed at all work places and educational institutions till adequate and effective legislation is made in this field.
The aims and objectives of these guidelines include to create awareness about sexual harassments, the consequences of […]

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