March for women's rights

  • Women activists and students start a torch procession from Shahbagh at 11:59 pm Tuesday in protest at gender-based violence and discrimination against women in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Women activists and students start a torch procession from Shahbagh at 11:59 pm Tuesday in protest at gender-based violence and discrimination against women in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of women join the march with torches, anti-rape banners, festoons, and placards towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of women join the march with torches, anti-rape banners, festoons, and placards towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of women join the march with torches, anti-rape banners, festoons, and placards towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of women join the march with torches, anti-rape banners, festoons, and placards towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of women join the march with torches, anti-rape banners, festoons, and placards towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of women join the march with torches, anti-rape banners, festoons, and placards towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The demonstrators pressed a 12-point charter of demands during the march towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The demonstrators pressed a 12-point charter of demands during the march towards the national parliament from Shahbagh on Oct 14, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Women from all walks of life stage a rally outside the national parliament at Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka in protest at gender-based violence and discrimination against women in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Women from all walks of life stage a rally outside the national parliament at Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka in protest at gender-based violence and discrimination against women in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman with a torch and an anti-rape placard takes part in a protest rally in front of the national parliament at Dhaka's Manik Miah Avenue. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman with a torch and an anti-rape placard takes part in a protest rally in front of the national parliament at Dhaka's Manik Miah Avenue. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman carries a torch during a rally in front of the national parliament at Dhaka's Manik Miah Avenue. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman carries a torch during a rally in front of the national parliament at Dhaka's Manik Miah Avenue. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi