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Call to bring Bangladesh’s domestic workers under labour law

Speakers at a view exchange meeting on Wednesday called for brining domestic workers under the country’s labour law to ensure their rights and benefits. They also suggested updating the ‘Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy-2015’ and taking the necessary steps to implement it. Besides, they sought ratification of ILO-189 to ensure decent work for the domestic workers.   Civil society, domestic workers joined the meeting titled ‘Rights and Wellbeing of Domestic Workers in Bangladesh: Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges for...

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Chhatra Dal used Jatiya Press Club as shield during clash, Hasan says

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) recently carried out attack on police personnel using the Jatiya Press Club (JPC)  as their shield. “Jatiya Press Club is a neutral national organisation and it is an institution of journalists. It is open for all irrespective of opinions and political parties. So,...