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Piety, music and gender transformation: reconfiguring women as culture bearing markers of modernity and nationalism in Bangladesh
The rise in an intense, textually-based piety, which has become increasingly prevalent in many circles in Bangladesh in the past decade, sees music as taking away from an ideal pious disposition, and therefore considers ...
Participation in the workplace: gender perspectives from Bangladesh
(© 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2004)
Studies on participation in organizational decision making in the context of developing countries are limited, especially from a gender perspective. Based on a survey of government and private sector employees in Dhaka, ...
Influence of gender roles and rising food prices on poor, pregnant women's eating and food provisioning practices in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(© 2013 Reproductive Health, 2013)
Background: Maternal malnutrition in Bangladesh is a persistent health issue and is the product of a number of complex factors, including adherence to food 'taboos' and a patriarchal gender order that limits women's mobility ...
Women, Islam and nation in Bengal
(© 2011 Taylor & Francis, 2011)
Cultural norms, economic incentives and women’s labour market behaviour: Empirical insights from Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-12)
This paper sets out to explore a seeming puzzle in the context of Bangladesh. There is a considerable body of evidence from the country pointing to the positive impact of paid work on women’s position within family and ...
The contested relationship between paid work and women’s empowerment: Empirical analysis from Bangladesh
(Springer Link, 2018-04-01)
The debate about the empowerment potential of women’s access to labour market opportunities is a long-standing one but it has taken on fresh lease of life with the increased feminization of paid work in the context of ...
Enrolling girls without learning: Evidence from public schools in Afghanistan
(Wiley Online Library, 2017-11-22)
While more girls are now attending school in Afghanistan than prior to 2010, there is a lack of evidence on how school attendance is helping their cognitive development. We use data from a large sample of all-girls ...
Women are more vulnerable to non-communicable diseases in rural and urban Bangladesh (P18-082-19)
(Oxford Academic, 2019-06-13)
Objectives In Bangladesh, the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) and their risk factors is increasing. We wanted to assess the vulnerability of women by analyzing the differences in risk factors by gender. Met ...