Hasna Begum

Bangladeshi philosopher and feminist

Hasna Begum (February 24, 1935 – December 1, 2020) was a Bangladeshi philosopher and feminist. She was a professor of philosophy at the University of Dhaka until her retirement in December 2000. Begum was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

hasna Begum in 2012

Begum was chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Dhaka from 1991 to 1994 and was appointed to the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh's Rokeya Chair in 2010.[1][2]

She was a board member of the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) from 1997 to 2005. She was a member of the editorial board of Bioethics.[3]

Begum died at a Dhaka hospital on December 1, 2020 from COVID-19 at the age of 85.[4]

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  3. "Editorial Board of the Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics".
  4. Eminent philosopher Prof Hasna Begum dies of Covid-19