• Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Law And Our Rights

Rights Advocacy

Empowering ESC rights to ensure human development

Empowering ESC rights to ensure human development

THE underlying spirit of human rights jurisprudence is gaining momentous success in this modern era. Human rights by its divine virtue of human dignity have taken place with due emphasis in the modern legal system. Over the years there has been a gradual enlargement of the scope of human rights through reinterpretation of...

Reviewing the Views

Aftermath of appalling 16th amendment

Aftermath of appalling 16th amendment

THE question of impeachment of the judges' gains momentum in view of the fact that the recently passed 16th amendment directly impinge on the doctrine of checks and balances enshrined in the Constitution. If the balance is not maintained as envisaged it might directly create an impact on the concept of judicial independence....

Law Event

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

BANGLADESH National Woman Lawyers' Association (BNWLA) in association with the USAID and Plan Bangladesh organised an advocacy meeting with the civil society members titled as “Prevention of Sexual Harassment; Experience, Challenge and Way Forward” on 8 September, 2014. Advocate Salma Ali, Executive Director of BNWLA, focused on the severity of sexual harassment as it...

Law letter

Enforcement of international laws

By observing the last few months devastating condition along with the death toll in Palestine, Syria and other middle east states and the silence or absence of any action against these unjustified attacks on innocent civilians and non-combatants, it has become quite clear that all international rules and laws are being violated and promises to the humanity has been denied to be implemented. Within states, municipal laws are followed to avoid punishment and to protect the rights of the citizen....