Meenakshi Ganguly | The Daily Star
  • Meenakshi Ganguly

  • Why is it so difficult for Bangladeshi women to get justice?

    In 2015, Salma’s husband and his parents held her down and poured nitric acid down her throat because they wanted more than the Tk 100,000 (USD 1,100) that her parents had already paid in dowry.
  • Bangladesh should listen to its health workers

    Nine-months pregnant, Fatema Akhter Mukta, 30, died on June 10 after her family struggled for five days to find a hospital in Bangladesh willing to admit her when she began having trouble breathing. When, finally, a hospital admitted her and referred her to Chittagong Medical College for its intensive care facilities, it was too late.