Posts Tagged ‘ Wasfia Nazreen ’

Wasfia and two other women

November 13, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Wasfia and two other women

As Wasfia Nazreen formally declared her intent to climb all the seven mountains of the world, we all cheered. To many she represents that precious gift called hope.
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Posted in Women's Rights | 15 Comments »

The freedom to listen

October 7, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
The freedom to listen

I often go to the woods to write. As I do so this time, a chill fills the air and the summery songs of the insects carry with them something that feels like desperation.
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Viva Nishat, viva Wasfia!

May 26, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Viva Nishat, viva Wasfia!

How many countries in the world can claim that two of their daughters separately conquered the Everest within a span of a single week? None. But Nishat Majumder and Wasfia Nazreen did it.
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Touching the Heavens

Touching the Heavens

I felt her spirit. Perhaps she chose to visit me because many of her more intimate friends did not believe in the concept of the soul, and would have dismissed the feeling as mere sentiment. Perhaps too,
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