Ms. Maleka Begum, teaches Women and Gender Studies at University of Dhaka and is a leader of Women’s Liberation Movement in Bangladesh. She is the Founder General Secretary of Bangladesh Mohila Parishad, the largest Women’s organization in the country.
Dr. Miratun Nahar is a Reader in the Department of Philosophy of Victoria College, edits Nazrul Parishad Patrika, a Journal of Nazrul Parishad; contributes to different Journals and periodicals of West Bengal. She is a member of West Bengal Women’s Commission and General Secretary of Suraha-Sampriti, a voluntary socio-cultural organization of Kolkata.
In this interview Ms. Maleka Begum and Dr. Miratun Nahar spoke women’s status and empowerment issues