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Bangladesh Rape Victims Say War Crimes Overlooked

September 7, 2011

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By Bijoyeta DasWeNews correspondentTuesday, September 6, 2011 Bangladesh is celebrating 40 years of independence, but two sisters who were both victimized by massive, brutal war-time rapes are in no mood to celebrate. They say their lives have been ruined and perpetrators have never been brought to justice. DHAKA, Bangladesh (WOMENSENEWS)–A dust-caked plaque says Laily Begum […]

Bangladesh Rape Victims Say War Crimes Overlooked

September 7, 2011

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By Bijoyeta DasWeNews correspondentTuesday, September 6, 2011 Bangladesh is celebrating 40 years of independence, but two sisters who were both victimized by massive, brutal war-time rapes are in no mood to celebrate. They say their lives have been ruined and perpetrators have never been brought to justice. DHAKA, Bangladesh (WOMENSENEWS)–A dust-caked plaque says Laily Begum […]

Garment women still struggle with payscale and life in Bangladesh

August 9, 2011

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Bijoyeta Das – Women News Network – WNN MDG Stories Bangladeshi garment girl and the tools of her trade. Image: Bijoyeta Das After violent protests last year the Bangladeshi government nearly doubled the standard minimum wage for garment workers. The minimum wage is now $43 a month but even with this increase Bangladesh still has […]

Garment women still struggle with payscale and life in Bangladesh

August 9, 2011

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Bijoyeta Das – Women News Network – WNN MDG Stories Bangladeshi garment girl and the tools of her trade. Image: Bijoyeta Das After violent protests last year the Bangladeshi government nearly doubled the standard minimum wage for garment workers. The minimum wage is now $43 a month but even with this increase Bangladesh still has […]