Divorce, then getting an education

Begum Rokeya and SUS are today highly respected in Netrakona, Bangladesh.  Photo: Maj-Lis Koivisto

Wagged a finger at narrowminded society

My joyful childhood was ended abruptly. I cannot clearly recall that period of my life any more. It is suppressed in my subconscious mind.  I only remember an intolerable, inexpressible feeling of living in torture. Marriage held a promise of some kind of satisfaction. Not for me; I lived under abnormal oppression.

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