Just because things could always be worse doesn’t mean that the current issues are not worth fighting for.
It is true that women have broken glass ceilings and gone on to lead exceedingly fulfilling family lives as well and no one argues that they cannot.
Women's achievements were overshadowed by the gendered inequalities they continue to face
The key message in Rokeya’s writing is the need to ensure justice for all and in all aspects of life that include gender egalitarianism.
In spite of the activism, increased partnerships and awareness, gender-based violence continues unabated in the private and public domains.
Modest and fashion might be two words seldom put together, but changing global perspectives made its popularity a reality. It is by no means a new idea, as people, and women, who preferred to dress modestly have always been around, but the idea to cater to this growing population specifically is only just catching on. Some choose it to comply with religious practices, others for simple personal preference; however, modest fashion is not about the hijab or headscarf alone. It relates to anyone who is partial to loose, flowy clothes, often in multiple layers, like capes, wraps and loose jackets, with the intention of not displaying the shape of their bodies prominently.
To say that Roe v Wade does not affect us is untrue. It jeopardises women's right to choose all over the world.
Gendered discrimination violates the spirit of our constitution