Feminism in Bangladesh

Feminism in Bangladesh seeks equal rights of women in Bangladesh through social and political change. Article 28 of Bangladesh constitution states that "Women shall have equal rights with men in all spheres of the State and of public life".[1]


Muslim Family Law

The Muslim Family Law, created by the British Indian Government and later amended by Pakistani president Ayub Khan, is based on Shariah Law, which is discriminatory against women in Bangladesh.[1]

Bangladeshi feminists


See also


  1. 1 2 Anam, Tahmima (5 March 2014). "Bangladesh's Home Truth". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  2. Sengupta, Subodh Chandra and Bose, Anjali (editors), 1976/1998, Sansad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Biographical dictionary) Vol I, (Bengali), p83, ISBN 81-85626-65-0
  3. Ghosh, Subhajyoti. "Why Taslima Nasreen wants to return to Bangladesh". www.bbc.com. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  4. Akhter, Shahida (2012). "Hossain, Roquiah Sakhawat". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.Administrator. "Roquia Sakhawat Hussain (Begum Rokeya)". Londoni.
  5. "Obituary". archive.thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. Retrieved 9 March 2016.

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