21 November 2023, 03:55 pm
British media BBC has published the list of 100 influential and inspiring women in the world who have contributed in various sectors. Bangladesh’s Jannatul Ferdous has made it to this list.
Jannatul, who survived a terrible fire accident, has been selected by the BBC as one of the most inspiring women in the world.
The list of 100 most influential and inspiring women in the world in 2023 was released on Tuesday (November 21).
It says about Jannatul, he suffered a fire accident and 60 percent of his body was burnt. Despite this, Jannatul survived. After that she established herself as a filmmaker, writer. He also started working with physically challenged people.
Jannatul founded a human rights organization called Voice and Views. which deals with the rights of women fire survivors.
The BBC also reported that Jannatul is known as Ivy to her friends. He has published five short films and three novels so far. He uses his life story to raise awareness for those living with physical disabilities.
Jannatul Ferdous has studied extensively on various subjects. During his academic career, he obtained a Master’s degree in English Literature. He also holds a degree in Development Studies.
In 1997, she was burnt when her veil caught fire while cooking. He was seriously injured in the accident. But despite this, Jannatul did not stop in the battle of life.
Apart from Bangladesh’s Jannatul, the BBC’s list includes women like the former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, Ballon d’Or winning female footballer Aitana Bonamati and Hollywood star America Ferrera.