Jump to navigation. For the seventh day now, thousands of students have been on the streets of Dhaka in demand of better road safety. Some dressed in school uniforms and some holding banners, the kids have pretty much brought the Bangladeshi capital to a standstill.
Protests have erupted in Bangladesh's capital of Dhaka after an year-old woman was burned to death for coming forward with allegations that the headmaster of her madrasa, or Islamic school, touched her inappropriately on multiple ocassions. Nusrat Jahan Rafi shocked her hometown of Feni — a small, conservative village around miles outside of Dhaka — in late March when she filed a police report against the headmaster, Maulana Siraj Ud Doula, alleging sexual assault. The family received threats from the community after the complaint went public, Nusrat's brother told the Daily Starand they were warned not to move forward with the case.
Home News Bengali news. A female student at an Islamic boarding school died Wednesday at a hospital in Dhaka after being severely burned in an on-campus attack four days earlier when she was doused with kerosene and set on fire, officials said. The victim, Nusrat Rafi, 18, who studied at the Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrassa in the Chittagong division of southeastern Bangladesh, was allegedly attacked by a group of female students on Saturday at the school.
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A teenage Bangladeshi girl who reported being sexually harassed has died after being set on fire at school. Police and school authorities had ignored her complaints. The murder of year-old Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Feni on 6 April, followed her allegations of sexual harassment against her headteacher two weeks before.
Data on forced vital capacity, forced expiratory volume in one second and peak expiratory flow rate were obtained in a group of healthy and well-nourished but not obese Bangladeshi teenagers to establish normal values in this population. Bangladeshi girls in their early teens showed higher peak expiratory flow rates than boys of the same age but while this continued to rise in boys after the age of 15 years the peak expiratory flow rate in girls seemed to have attained its maximum values by that age. Correlations between sitting height and the lung function variables were found to be marginally greater than those with standing height.
Bangladeshi women hold placards and photographs of schoolgirl Nusrat Jahan at a protest in Dhaka in April Bangladesh is to charge 16 people over the murder of a teenager last month, police said on Tuesday, in the latest case to highlight the treatment of women in the country. Nusrat Jahan was 18 when her killers poured kerosene over her and set her on fire on the roof of her school after she refused to withdraw a sexual harassment complaint against her head teacher.
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Police in Bangladesh filed charges Wednesday against 16 people in connection with the burning death of a teenage girl who made sexual harassment allegations against her school principal. Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was soaked with kerosene and set ablaze on the rooftop of her Islamic school on April 6, just days after filing her complaint against principal Siraj Ud Doula. Police said Doula, who was arrested after the complaint was filed, ordered the girl's murder from jail.