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Bangladesh and Gender

  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Population: 156118464
  • Size: 144000.0 Km2

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Gendered practices of remittances in Bangladesh: a poststructuralist perspective
S.R. Rashid / Migrating out of Poverty 2016
Bangladesh belongs to the top-ten remittance-receiving countries of the world with a yearly earning of US$15 billion. Comprising around ninety percent of the Bangladeshi overseas labour flow, men leave behind their spouses and childre...
The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh
S. Nazneen; R. Masud / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of ge...
Gender specific vulnerability in climate change and possible sustainable livelihoods of coastal people. a case from Bangladesh
J. Garai / Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management 2016
Gender differences in vulnerability to climate change related disaster is severe in Bangladesh. Like many other developing countries of the world, Bangladeshi women have limited access to resources and decision making power. T...
Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 2014
Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local n...
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
B. Babajanian; J. Hagen-Zanker; R. Holmes / Overseas Development Institute 2014
Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of thes...
Women's empowerment revisited : from individual to collective power among the export sector workers of Bangladesh
N. Hossain 2012
Bangladesh has become known as something of a success in advancing gender equality since the 1990s. There have been rapid gains in a number of social and economic domains, yet by most objective standards the current condition and stat...
We do it ourselves: Nijera Kori and the struggle for economic and gender justice in Bangladesh', EMERGE Story of Change 2
This story of change pulls out the key findings and messages from EMERGE case study 2, which explores the work of Nijera Kori - a national social movement in Bangladesh fighting for economic and gender justice. 
We do it ourselves: Nijera Kori and the struggle for economic and gender justice in Bangladesh', EMERGE Case Study 2
A Grieg; T Shahrokh; S Preetha / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
Deep-rooted patriarchal systems uphold gender and class-based inequalities in Bangladesh, within which the issue of land distribution and use remains integral to the transformation of poverty for a large number of women and men. Nijer...
Case studies: men, boys and gender equality
Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
Produced as part of the second phase of the Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality (EMERGE) project, these case studies illustrate key evidence based approaches and highlight evidence gaps in engaging men and boys...
We can also make change: piloting participatory research with persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh
HelpAge International 2015
The aim of the research presented in this report was to understand better the experiences of social, political and economic exclusion of persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh from their own perspectives. A...
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