Month: March 2016

Why is the mass sexualized violence of Bangladesh’s Liberation War being ignored?

*This post of mine is also published on Women in the World/New York Times.* One of my earliest memories about Bangladesh’s 1971 War of Independence is a story my mother told me about the bodies Pakistani soldiers would dump across the capital, Dhaka. She said you would go to search the mass graves in certain …

Why is the mass sexualized violence of Bangladesh’s Liberation War being ignored? Read More »

Scroll Up