Salma Sobhan never wanted to be an icon. In fact, she avoided stage lights, but ironically she has become a public figure and now, a year after she left us, she is remembered not only by family and friends, but nationally & internationally by many others.
Religious bigotry, intolerance and the discourse of exclusivity are affecting the entire subcontinent, and not merely Bangladesh, argues Mollica Dastider.
Women's organisations urge progressive, pro-liberation forces.
Religious bigots encouraged apparently by the ban on Ahmadiyya publications intensified aggression to the religious minority sect in a desperate bid to force the government to declare the Ahmadiyyas non-Muslim.
There is a long-held and deeply cherished conviction among Bangladeshi Muslims that we are a tolerant and moderate people - an editorial by Zafar Sobhan.
The Bangladeshi parliament has amended its constitution to reserve 45 seats for women.
Taherunnessa Begum was only sixteen when she was married off to small time trader Sattar Mia twice her age.
Eminent writer and freethinker Humayun Azad famously posed this question to us all.
Article by WLUML networker, Sultana Kamal.
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