Life[change | change source]
Hossain received a bachelor's degree from Oxford University in 1988, and a Barrister-at-Law degree from Middle Temple in 1989. She joined the Supreme Court of Bangladesh in 1992, working in the areas of constitutional law, public interest, and family law.
Work[change | change source]
Hossain helped write the laws on violence against women. She also worked on court cases against fatwas by village courts, forced veiling of women, and non-medical test for virginity in sexual assault cases.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sara Hossain.|
- 2016 International Women of Courage Awards, U.S. State Department photostream on Flickr
- Secretary's International Women of Courage Award (U.S. Department of State)
References[change | change source]
- "Biographies of 2016 Award Winners". Retrieved 5 February 2017.
- News, VOA. "2016 Women of Courage Award Winners". Retrieved 5 February 2017.
- "U.S. State Department honors 14 leaders from around the world". 29 March 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
- "Sara Hossain Lawyer Profile on Martindale.com".
- "Sara Hossain".
- Pelham, Lipika (18 December 2015). "Bangladeshi lawyer takes aim at sexual violence by religious edict" – via The Guardian.
- "Sara Hossain, Bangladesh". 11 May 2015.