1880 Rokeya is born in the village of Pairaband
1896 Marriage to Khan Bahadur Syed Sakhawat Hossain, Deputy Magistrate, Bengal Civil Service, Settles in Bhagalpur, Bihar
1903-4 First publication of articles on the oppression of women, in various journals in Calcutta
1909 Death of Khan Bahadur Syed Sakhawat Hossain in Calcutta
1909 May 3 Rokeya establishes the Sakhawat Memorial Girls' School, Bhagalpur
1910 Rokeya leaves Baghalpur and settles in Calcutta
1911 Rokeya reopens the Sakhawat Memorial Girls School in Calcutta
March 16 1916 Founds the Anjuman-e-Khawatine-e-Islam, Bangla (Bengali Muslim Women's Association)
1917 Inspection of the Sakhawat Memorial Girls' School by Lady Chelmsford, wife of the Governor General and Viceroy of India Prominent Figures such as the Agha Khan, Sir Abdur Rahim Moulana Mohammad Ali, and others help the school
1926 Presides at the Bengal Women's Education Conference held in Calcutta
1931 Address, "The Bengali Muslims on their Way to Decline," given at the Sakhawat School
1932 Rokeya presides at a session of the Indian Women's Conference held in Aligarh
1932 Dies, December 9, Buried in Sodpur, near Calcutta. Condolence meeting attended by many Hindu and Muslim social workers and educators, both male and female, Albert Hall, Calcutta. Message of condolence sent by the Governor of Bengal. Condolence meeting held at the Sakhawat School. The Monthly Mohammadi brings out a special memorial issue.
Reportages from her famous book "The Secluded Ones"
Source: In Retrospection: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, Steps Towards Development (adhunika)
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