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Mobilizing support and negotiating change: women's organizations building constituencies in Bangladesh
(BRAC University, 2011-11)
This paper describes and analyzes how three national level women’s organizations in Bangladesh mobilized support around a particular issue among their membership and allies. The paper uses social movement/resource mobilization ...
Diverging stories of son preference in South Asia: a comparison of India and Bangladesh
(BRAC University, 2012-11)
In Bangladesh, overall sex ratio has declined from 109.6 (males/females) in the 1950s to 100.3 in 2011. Unlike countries with female deficits, the improvement in sex ratio has extended to the under‐5 age group. This has ...
National discourses on women's empowerment in Bangladesh: continuities and change
(BRAC University, 2011-07)
As Bangladesh turns 40, improvements in women’s wellbeing and increased agency are claimed to be some of the most significant gains in the postindependence era. Various economic and social development indicators show that ...