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Let Me March in My Hijab: The Expectations of Being a Hijabi in Bangladesh

Even in a Muslim-majority country like Bangladesh, the practice of openly showcasing one’s faith came with a number of, often unreasonable, difficulties. The amalgamation of different mindsets in people, ranging from strongly conservative, to the unconcerned, and the uninformed, or rather the recklessly carefree, meant that there was constantly a game of tug of war being played with your conscience. 

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Meet Two Bangladeshi Women Creating Mental Health Awareness in the Bengali Community

Two Bangladeshi women took a good look at their upbringing and realized the lack of mental health awareness, resources, and tools in the Bengali community. Tazin, and Riya then created and co-founded the Bengali Mental Health Movement, an organization for the Bangladeshi community! Sanjeda Nayeem sat down and chatted with Tazin and Riya to learn more about the new and thriving organization. 

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