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Jul 20, 2010 2:26 pm

Celebrating A Pioneer of Islamic Feminism

In my latest"History of the Genre" segment for StarShipSofa, I focus on the contributions of Bengali author, educator, and crusader for women's rights Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain. Her pioneering story "Sultana's Dream" turns 105 this year.

Listen here.

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain Pictures, Images and Photos

(On a side note, thanks to everyone who listens to and supports StarShipSofa. Thanks to you, SSS has become the first podcast ever to be nominated for a Hugo Award. We appreciate it!)

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