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

Abstract

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… (More)

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@inproceedings{Begum2017WomensPI, title={Women's participation in union parishads: a quest for a compassionate legal approach in Bangladesh from an international perspective}, author={Afroza Begum}, year={2017} }