Bangladeshi Activist Jannatul Ferdous is listed in BBC 100 Women 2023

The BBC has unveiled its 2023 list of 100 powerful and inspirational women worldwide. This year, this list includes Bangladeshi social youth icon Jannatul Ferdous Ivy. Having survived an accident that burnt 60% of her body, Jannatul Ferdous has gone on to become a filmmaker, writer, and disability campaigner.

Voice & Views, a human rights organization that defends the rights of women who have survived burns, was founded by her. She has written three novels and produced five short films, all of which she uses to spread awareness about people with disabilities.

In or around 1997. That was right after he had graduated with honors. The veil caught fire one day while she was cooking. Doctors estimated that 60% of the area was burned. The face and upper torso have burns and deformities. Jannatul managed to live. The neck was joined to the throat. Approximately fifty procedures, including skin grafting, have been necessary thus far.

She completed her master’s degree in English literature at Eden Women’s College as an irregular (private) student with the support of her family and friends. Finished LLB. BRAC University was the site of his Master’s degree in Development Studies. completed a variety of short film courses. However, as Jannatul put it, his studies were to be good viewers and to comprehend good films.

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama, human rights attorney Amal Clooney, Ballon d’Or winner Aitana Bonmatí, AI specialist Timnit Gebru, Hollywood actress America Ferrera, feminist icon Gloria Steinem, and beauty mogul Huda Kattan are among those on the list.

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