We are far from having accountable and transparent institutions that protect every citizen
The unnatural death of a young woman in a flat in Gulshan has once again sparked many questions that we have been facing for many years -- some are related to the age-old patriarchal mindset and norms while some are related to human rights. But on top of everything it has exposed a blatant weakness of the different state and non-state institutions.
The victim had barely crossed her childhood. She got little time to know the harsh realities of life. What appeared to be love at first sight with limitless happiness and freedom caused her life to end at the age of 21.