Hawa Akther Jui
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Bangladeshi woman's husband 'chopped off her fingers'

A young Bangladeshi woman, whose husband is accused of cutting off her fingers after she began a college course without his permission, has spoken to the BBC about her determination to carry on with her studies.

The attack on Hawa Akther Jui, 21, is the latest in a series of acts of domestic violence targeting educated women in the country.

The BBC's Anbarasan Ethirajan reports.

  • 19 Dec 2011
  • From the section Asia