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How Women Are Faring in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Rohingya women are moving past the narrative of victimhood and emerging as leaders in the camps, despite resistance from the men

Photography: Fabeha Monir

OnOn August 25, thousands of Rohingya refugees gathered under a relentless sun in Kuttapalong, the oldest refugee camp in Bangladesh, to commemorate the…




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Jennifer Chowdhury

Jennifer Chowdhury

Freelance Journalist. Bangladesh-rooted, NYC born & raised. chowdhuryj315@gmail.com / http://www.jenniferchowdury.com

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