DHAKA, July 29, 2018 (BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, today
said that the real enemies of women were war criminals, militants and
politically reactionary forces.
“They were out to disenfranchise women because women’s empowerment does
not fulfill the purpose of the ideology of subjugation that they propagate,”
Citing the role of these groups in the country’s history, he said they
were the ones who had raped women during our Great War of Liberation and
The minister was speaking at a seminar at the Dhaka University organized
by the Center for ‘Men and Masculinity Studies’.
The minister said democracy, media freedom and cyber security were the
phenomena of the times that needed to be addressed adequately if we were to
He appealed to all to rise to the occasion and said that it was important
that male awareness was also developed to build an equitable society free
from gender bias.
He asked all to shun war collaborators, militants and male chauvinists.