Tanzim’s posts, courting again to final 12 months, criticised girls who joined the labour drive and those that blended with “male buddies in a college”
A BANGLADESH participant has apologised for social media posts condemning working girls however denied he was a misogynist as a result of “his mom is a lady”, the nation’s cricket board stated on Tuesday (26).
Tanzim Hasan Sakib took the wicket of India captain Rohit Sharma with solely his fourth worldwide supply when the edges met within the Asia Cup not too long ago.
However the ensuing adulation for Tanzim, 20, turned to scorn after his misogynist posts got here to gentle.
“He stated he was sorry,” Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) cricket operations chief Jalal Yunus stated in Dhaka.
He added that Tanzim had been warned to not publish related social messages sooner or later but additionally stated the bowler had insisted he was “not misogynistic”.
“He stated he’s not in opposition to girls, as his mom is a lady,” Jalal stated.
Tanzim’s posts, courting again to final 12 months, criticised girls who joined the labour drive and those that blended with “male buddies in a college”.
“If the spouse works, her class is broken,” Tanzim wrote in a single Fb publish. “If the spouse works, the household is ruined. If the spouse works, the veil is ruined.If the spouse works, society is ruined.”
Girls type the overwhelming majority of the workforce of the garment factories which have pushed a lot of Bangladesh’s financial development lately. However conservative patriarchal attitudes stay widespread within the majority Muslim nation.
The feedback provoked a backlash, with Paris-based feminist author Jannatun Nayeem Prity mentioning that Bangladesh group jerseys had been made in factories largely staffed by girls.
“I really feel sorry for you that you just don’t take into account your mom a traditional human being,” she stated.
Tanzim has performed 12 first-class matches in his senior profession, after serving to Bangladesh win the Below-19 World Cup in 2020.