Nusrat Jahan Rafi: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

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Nusrat Jahan Rafi was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh.

Less than two weeks earlier, she had filed a sexual harassment complaint against her headmaster.

Her courage in speaking out against sexual assault, her death five days after being set alight and everything that happened in-between has gripped Bangladesh and brought attention to the…

Nusrat, who was 19, was from Feni, a small town 100 miles (160km) south of Dhaka. She was studying at a madrassa, or Islamic school.

On 27 March, she said the headmaster called her into his office and…

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