Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh

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November 22, 2022

Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh

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Women’s participation in local government of Bangladesh (Picture: Khabarhub)

Policy frameworks are set to include women in the political process for empowering women, and enhancing rural development, and national development as a whole. Over the years public policies have been made, and revised to mandatorily include women for their participation at the local government levels.

Women by and large compete in the national and local elections and contest with their male counterparts.

The success of women representatives in terms of inclusion is noteworthy. However, their decision-making is influenced by their relatives and elderly in society rather than by their own.

Click here to read the full article published by Khabarhub on 13 November 2022.

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Author: 
Dr. Mohammad Rezaul Karim
Publisher: 
Khabarhub
Publication year: 
2022
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