Sheikh Hasina’s cook’s rescued daughter and other children

November 26, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Sheikh Hasina’s cook’s rescued daughter and other children

The news that Sheikh Hasina’s cook’s daughter has been saved and rescued from the brothel slums of Bombay is an enormously good and heart pleasing news. In these days of unheard sufferings of all kinds, one cannot but applaud this recovery of such lost people.
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When is divorce good news? In incidents like Farzana’s

November 16, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
When is divorce good news? In incidents like Farzana’s

The recent news about a Bangladeshi woman, Farzana, who divorced her husband at the wedding ceremony after he and his family asked for dowry is a strange piece of good news for many of us. This woman showed guts and moral strength and did what millions have failed to do and many don’t do...
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