Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Download the full report in English. On April 7, , soon after the end of evening prayers, Sadia, 27, heard her husband calling her to come down to the street. As she got to the door, however, he stood flanked by two men, blocking the exit.
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The deceased was identified as Rumaiya Akhtar Rumi, 21, a second year student of political science department at Fulbari Government College. She was daughter of Badruzzaman of Badargonj upazila. Locals said they spotted a suspicious-looking sack in a canal of the area in the morning and informed police. Later police recovered the body from inside the sack and sent it to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for autopsy. Family members said Rumi left home for the district town on Saturday morning but did not return home. Sadar Police Station officer—in—charge Sazedur Rahman said she might have been murdered in the night. Later, the killers put the body in the sack and dumped it in the canal.
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These are a few of the areas we will focus on this next year. To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location. With local leaders, we assess the community's needs and resources, plan projects to provide long term solutions.
But when her father decided that it was time for her to conform to purdah, a religious practice of female seclusion, things changed. Born to a hardline Muslim family, pretty, shy Shima might have taken these changes in stride — were it not for the support of a local youth advocacy group. Now that she knows her rights, Shima is fighting hard to assert them, joining a veritable army of young women around this country of million who are determined to change traditional views about gender. Besides the Empowering Adolescents initiative, other grassroots schemes to educate communities on the rights of women include groups that practice interactive popular theatre IPT , designed to address social issues at a local level.