Defying customs to go surfing in Bangladesh

“In deeply conservative Bangladesh, it is considered shameful for a woman to even go to the beach.

The Cox’s Bazaar beach in Bangladesh is a favourite holiday destination for the country’s new middle class.

In this deeply conservative community, however, it is considered shameful for a woman to go to the beach.

But one young woman, who is a member of the Rohingya minority from Myanmar, is defying those norms.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Southern Bangladesh.”

via Al Jazeera

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