Bangladeshi women today are taking charge of their personal and professional lives. However, gender bias and violence continue to challenge their dreams of emancipation and empowerment.
South Asian politics are dominated by dynastic trends and the presence of women leaders at the helm of affairs. The former is an unfortunate reality but the latter should be a source of pride for developing nations that have traditionally struggled with
By Tahera Sajid Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh, these women must be credited for their determination and persistence against the norms of their male-dominated cultures. Unfortunately however, that is not a testament to female empowerment because not only do most of
Bangladesh is a developing nation of 165 million with an adult literacy rate of about 55%. It has been ruled, almost exclusively, for the past two decades by Bangladesh’s two Begums – the current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Awami League ( AL) and
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