Title Bangladesh: 1. What is the current political/social/religious situation in Bangladesh, in particular for women? 2. If a woman refuses to marry/pray/wear the hijab, what are the consequences in the family and wider community? 3. What happens if a woman refuses to follow Sharia practices, and is known for not 'liking' Sharia? 4. Is the treatment any different for a woman who has subsequently married and is relatively wealthy? 5. How effective/interested are the police and the Rapid Action Battalion in protecting women from religious violence?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 23 December 2010
Country Bangladesh
Topics Freedom of religion | Police | Religious discrimination | Security situation | Sharia law | State protection | Women-at-risk
Citation / Document Symbol BGD37885
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Bangladesh: 1. What is the current political/social/religious situation in Bangladesh, in particular for women? 2. If a woman refuses to marry/pray/wear the hijab, what are the consequences in the family and wider community? 3. What happens if a woman refuses to follow Sharia practices, and is known for not 'liking' Sharia? 4. Is the treatment any different for a woman who has subsequently married and is relatively wealthy? 5. How effective/interested are the police and the Rapid Action Battalion in protecting women from religious violence?, 23 December 2010, BGD37885, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4dd0eb3b2.html [accessed 29 July 2014]
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