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Banks still a man's world

Iffat Jahan Dina landed a well-paying job in a private bank soon after obtaining her Masters degree from Rajshahi University. She dedicated herself to the job, which she found gratifying.

But the promising banking career ground to a halt once Dina’s second child came along. “My husband, who is a businessman, does not have the time needed to share the child-rearing load with me,” she said.

She found herself spread too thin trying to excel as a banker, mother and homemaker at once. So, domesticity took precedence.

Dina’s is not an isolated case. Like her, many capable female employees in the country’s banking sector had to give up their jobs for homemaking r…
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