Mariyam Akhtar Pakhi
Mayadwip Shishu Patshala
Case HistoryStatus: Threats and Assault
Mariyam Akhtar Pakhi is a woman human rights defender and headmistress of Mayadwip Shishu Patshala, which is a school for children belonging to low-income households, especially coming from the fisher-folk communities residing in Mayaswip island in Nunertek village. The school was founded by the local social organization Subornogram Foundation in 2007 with the intention of providing free education to children belonging to low-income households.