War Heroines of 1971 of Bangladesh: How they are Treated in our Society

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  • Tahmina Akter Dipu Department of Bangladesh & Liberation War Studies, Noakhali Science & Technology University, Bangladesh, Email:diputahmina737@gmail.com




Liberation War, Bironggona, Bangladesh, Post- Liberation War


The aim of this paper is during the post war how war heroines were treated what we can do for them. In 1971 women played a very important role during the war. Bangladesh sacrificed a lot of things for her independent. About three million people were killed & 4.50 lakh women were brutally raped by the Pakistani Army & their collaborators. During the war, Women made history. They had sacrificed their dignity, beloved son, husband & their life. Some of the brave women joined the Frontal & Gruella war, some provided food, shelter & medical treatment. But nowadays they were not recognized. During the post war they became remain in darkness. After the war their war didn't stop. They fought against their life, family even society. But father of the nation Bangabandhu acknowledged as a 'Bironggona' (Brave women). Only two women were endowed ' Bir Partik'. But gradually these women didn't have any facilities what they wanted. Some faced money problem, some oppressed the man society, and some lost their fertility some died without proper treatment. So we should take initiative in our own place for them.


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Dipu, T. A. . (2020). War Heroines of 1971 of Bangladesh: How they are Treated in our Society. CenRaPS Journal of Social Sciences, 2(3), 456–470. https://doi.org/10.46291/cenraps.v2i3.48