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  In 1926, Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossein, a noted educationist, and literary figure, strongly condemned men for withholding education from women in the name of religion as she addressed the Bengal Womens Education Conference:

The opponents of female education say that women will become unruly  Fie! They call themselves Muslims and yet go against the basic tenet of Islam which gives Women an equal right to education. If men are not led astray once educated, why should women? 

What was Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossein's view on the opponents of female education in her speech at the Bengal Women's Education Conference in 1926? (1 mark)


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Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossein condemned opponents of female education in her speech, expressing disbelief and frustration towards society's patriarchal mindset. She rejected the notion that education would make women unruly.

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