Malati Manohar Harshey, L.L.B. Jabalpur University, 1966

"My mother, Malati Manohar Harshey (1920-2003) The first woman graduate in our family, she was also graceful, wise and widely beloved. A self-made lady who stood out in her time and set an example for all the women in the family. Mummy was a firstborn child raised to an intellectual but submissive youth in the small town... Continue Reading →

T Saraswathy Amma, B.A and B.Ed, Calicut University, 1954

    name of the graduate- Late T Saraswathy Amma, the college and/or university- Sree Kerala Varma College, Kerala major and degree- BA Malayalam, B.Ed( Calicut University, Kerala) the year of graduation- 1954 approximate year the photo was taken - 2007 "Late Saraswathy Amma, my maternal grandmother, the protagonist of this write up is the... Continue Reading →

1954: Basanti Guhathakurta, headmistress of Maniza Rahman Girls School, Gandaria, Dhaka (old town), back row standing 4th from left, during a cultural function. Centre front row: Begum Shamsunnahar, writer and student of Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain; on her right, Asha Lata Sen veteran Congress leader; The rest are teachers, volunteers (standing) and leading community leaders (in the... Continue Reading →

Mothers meet with the organizers of Chakma learning centres for young children to discuss their children's welfare before the school started. Photo contributed by Saifuzzaman Rana. Background: Research Initiatives, Bangladesh is a research support organization which specializes in Participatory Action Research. Over the eight years of its existence (see http://www.rib-bangladesh.org) it has developed certain tools... Continue Reading →

in Khagrasori, Champa Kis running a Kajoli learning centre. Contributed by Saifuzzaman Rana, Dhaka. Photo contributed by Saifuzzaman Rana. Background: Research Initiatives, Bangladesh is a research support organization which specializes in Participatory Action Research. Over the eight years of its existence (see http://www.rib-bangladesh.org) it has developed certain tools through which to reach out to the... Continue Reading →

Kemi Chakma conducting a learning session with children using the pocket-board (contributor Saifuzzaman Rana, Dhaka) Background: Research Initiatives, Bangladesh is a research support organization which specializes in Participatory Action Research. Over the eight years of its existence (see http://www.rib-bangladesh.org) it has developed certain tools through which to reach out to the marginalized and impoverished through... Continue Reading →

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