is the Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies in the University of
Dhaka. She was also the founder secretary of Mahila Parishad, the largest
women's lib organization in Bangladesh. She is doing a post doctoral work on
women family law in the Women Study Department at the University
was in New York recently to attend UN Conference on Women’s Day.
exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service, Dr Maleka Begum talks about her
activities in New York as well as reflects on women’s activities in Bangladesh.