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2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B

The torture of women by the Pakistan army in the liberation war of Bangladesh (1971): A historical analysis


Author(s): Dr. Md. Rajaul Karim, MM Iftekhairun Nisa Yusufi and Farah Atif

Abstract: The independence movement of Bangladesh is an unforgettable chapter in the history of the Bengali nation. The movement for the emancipation of Bengalis which started in 1947 was finalized in 1971. As a result of the War of Independence in 1971, independent Bangladesh emerged on the world map. Women, like men, participate in this Great War in different ways. They are also freedom fighters. Their number is innumerable. The contribution of these women fighters is underestimated. The contribution of women in our liberation war is valued as the mother, sister and wife of the martyrs. Yet in this war millions of women are raped, tortured and proletarian. So in this article I have tried to discuss the nature and impact of oppression of women by the Pak army.

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Dr. Md. Rajaul Karim, MM Iftekhairun Nisa Yusufi, Farah Atif. The torture of women by the Pakistan army in the liberation war of Bangladesh (1971): A historical analysis. Int J Hist 2022;4(2):82-94.
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