Women ' s participation in union parishads : a quest for a compassionate legal approach in Bangladesh from an international perspective

@inproceedings{Begum2017WomenS,
  title={Women ' s participation in union parishads : a quest for a compassionate legal approach in Bangladesh from an international perspective},
  author={A. Shajudha Begum},
  year={2017}
}
A woman's capacity to participate in politics is a constitutionally entrenched and fundamental right in Bangladesh, repeatedly affirmed in several pieces of legislation, the most recent being the Local Government Act, 2009. Despite the endorsement of a series of affirmative features to promote women's equality, empirical research reveals very disappointing… CONTINUE READING