Dhaka, 03 January 2021: Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) expressed deep shock and grief at the death of Ayesha Khanam, President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, who passed away on Saturday, 2nd January.
In a condolence message, MJF Executive Director Shaheen Anam said: “Freedom Fighter Ayesha Khanam dedicated her life to ensure gender equality and the social, political and economic empowerment of women. She was a role model for many of us working on women’s rights”.
A brave compatriot like late Ayesha will be truly missed, who was at the forefront of all progressive movements in Bangladesh, MJF observed.
We pray for the eternal salvation of the departed soul and offer our condolences to the bereaved family.
As a member of Shamajik Protirodh Committee led by Ayesha Khanam , MJF has been a longstanding partner of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad to protest and resist all kind of discrimination and Violence against Women and Girls.