Gender, Citizenship and Governance

State of women in urban local government Bangladesh

| 2002
  • Author(s):
  • Publisher: UN. ESCAP]
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: women, political representation, political participation, sex discrimination, women's status, bangladesh
Research is reported on the status of women in politics in Bangladesh in terms of their representation and participation in urban local government. Recommendations for further action to improve women's position and reduce discriminatory practices in lections and offices are suggested.

Making justice democratic

| 2001
  • Author(s):
  • Publisher: One world action
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: justice, sex discrimination, women's status, legal status, governance, southern africa, bangladesh, south africa, jamaica, united kingdom
Cases from Africa, Bangladesh, South Africa, Jamaica and the UK demonstrate how the poorest and most excluded communities can get access to appropriate, gender-sensitive and accountable justice, can enjoy personal safety and security for their property, and exercise their full human rights.

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