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Muslim Women and Violent Protest: Bangladesh
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In recent years, women have played important roles in a number of organized and spontaneous protests in Bangladesh. Indeed, they have had a visible presence in public political life in this Muslim-majority country. The 1971 war between the two wings …

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Nusrat Chowdhury, “Muslim Women and Violent Protest: Bangladesh”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002008>
First published online: 2014

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