Psymhe Wadud


Psymhe Wadud is Lecturer in Law, Bangladesh University of Professionals. She supported the works of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Bangladesh and the Maldives as its National Consultant. She completed her graduation and post-graduation in law from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her research interests include constitutional law, international human rights law, criminal law, and gender justice.

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Challenging abortion laws in Bangladesh: In need of a multi-pronged judicial strategy

In May 2020, a writ petition was filed with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh challenging the constitutionality of Sections 312-316 of the Penal Code 1860, a legacy of the British colonial rule in the Indian subcontinent. Under Section 312, anyone who voluntarily causes a woman to miscarry, including the woman herself, is punishable…

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COVID-19, the right to education and Bangladesh

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought in a paradigm shift in the understanding of human rights jurisprudence. Like many other human rights, the right to education is now continuously being rethought and renegotiated within the constant pulls of statist economic priorities and public health emergencies. In the context of Bangladesh, these pulls are rather strong. The pandemic has penetrated…

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