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Google honours Begum Rokeya in Doodle

Sun Online Desk     9th December, 2017 10:14:17 printer

Google honours Begum Rokeya in Doodle

Google has commemorated Bangladeshi women’s rights pioneer Begum Rokeya’s 137th birthday with a Doodle on the Google Bangladesh page.

 

In a statement Google said, “Begum Royeka was a pioneer in Bengali feminist thinking and writing.”

 

Begum Rokeya was one of the first Muslim women to champion equality in the treatment of men and women, Google stated.

 

The statement also said Begum Rokeya’s literary career, specifically citing ‘Sultana’s Dream’ – a short story about a feminist utopia run by women, and her role in establishing the first school for Bengali Muslim women in Kolkata and the formation of the Muslim Women’s Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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