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A Feminist Critique of Patriarchy: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932)

@article{Ray2013AFC,
  title={A Feminist Critique of Patriarchy: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932)},
  author={B. Ray},
  journal={Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={60-81}
}
  • B. Ray
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature
  • Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain was one of the most brilliant thinkers of colonial India in the twentieth century. She addressed women, primarily Muslim women, and censured them for their degraded condition in society and loss of self-respect. She ascribed women’s subjection to men to the patriarchal social structure that gave hegemony of men over women. She also blamed men for their selfishness and condemned the prevalent social and religious customs, formulated by men, which perpetuated women’s… CONTINUE READING
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