The plight of Rohingya women


As the minority Rohingya people flee persecution in Myanmar, none face greater hardship and suffering than Rohingya women.

  • By Imran Mohammad.
  • The Saturday Paper

I write this as a Rohingya man, a refugee, looking at an unacknowledged reality in the upheaval of my people.

The majority of Rohingya women have never had the opportunity to express themselves.

It is like their lives begin and end inside four walls.

Exp 4dThey can be made to commit to a virtual stranger in an arranged marriage, they have children and then spend the rest of their time looking after the whole family, a task at which they are more than capable.

They obey their parents and husbands, and if they do not agree with a…

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