Tuesday, August 28, 2012

An attack on Grameen Bank and the Cause of Women

Originally from Bangladesh, I know how much the Grameen Bank has helped Bangladeshi women.  This is despicable.

An Attack on Grameen Bank, and the Cause of Women

This month, the Grameen Bank, the organization that won the Nobel Peace Prize for extending small loans to impoverished village women, has come under renewed attack from the government of Bangladesh. Last year, I reported that the government was attempting to forcibly remove the bank's founder, Muhammad Yunus, from his position as managing director on the pretense that Yunus, then 70, was beyond the official retirement age. The government prevailed

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