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  1. BANGLADESH: Women in Politics: What Should be the Focus?

    Bangladesh is historically and traditionally a highly patriarchal society.

    Monday, November 22, 2010
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  2. SOUTH ASIA/BANGLADESH: Establish Women's Rights in All Spheres

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for concerted efforts among South Asian countries to address the challenges o

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 261
  3. BANGLADESH: PM Calls for Empowering South Asian Women

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged South Asian leaders to prevent violence against women and remove obstacles on

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
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  4. BANGLADESH: Dhaka's Call to Recruit Women in Senior UN Positions

    Bangladesh, with two women leaders dominating the country's political scene both as Prime Minister and Leader of the

    Monday, September 27, 2010
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  5. BANGLADESH: Asian Women Rights Groups Support War Crimes Trial

    Representatives of several Asian rights and women groups yesterday expressed solidarity with Bangladesh initiatives t

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
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  6. BANGLADESH: The Female Factor: War's Toll on Women, Undiscussed

    The numbers are in dispute, but the story they tell has remained the same for four decades: 200,000 women (or 300,000

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
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  7. BANGLADESH: Women Do Not Have to Wear Burqa

    DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's High Court ordered the government to ensure women will not be forced to wear b

    Monday, August 23, 2010
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  8. BANGLADESH: Killing Women in the Name of Religion

    Nearly two decades after a peasant woman's suicide first raised national awareness about the danger of religious ruli

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 829
  9. SOUTH ASIA: India, Bangladesh Take Lead in Deploying UN Female Police Officers

    United Nations India and Bangladesh have taken a lead in sending female police officers to serve in United Nations pe

    Friday, June 11, 2010
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  10. HAITI: Female Contingent

    Bangladesh's first female contingent to be deployed to an UN peacekeeping mission arrived today (1 June) in quake-rav

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
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  11. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh deploys female UN peacekeepers

    For the first time, Bangladesh is going to send female police officers to a foreign UN peacekeeping mission.

    Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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