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date: 25 August 2019

Akbar [née Hasib], Shireen Nishatlocked

(1944–1997)
  • Julie Cornish

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Akbar [née Hasib], Shireen Nishat (1944–1997), educationist, was born on 30 July 1944 in Calcutta, India, the daughter of F. A. Hasib and Selina Hasib, who also had two sons. Among her forebears was Begum Rokeya Hossain (1880–1932), an early worker for women's emancipation in ...

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