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2) List of recent developmental publications related to women & gender issues in
Bangladesh

  • Abdin, Md. Joynal (2008) Women Empowerment in Bangladesh; Available at website of Social Science
    Research Network (SSRN).
  • Afza, Syeda Rownak and Mohammad Khaleq Newaz (2008) Factors determining the presence of glass
    ceiling and influencing women career advancement in Bangladesh; BRAC University Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1,
    pp. 85-92.
  • Ahmed, Iftekar (2009) “Women Empowerment: A Case of Prabartana”, in: Ruby Roy Dholakia, Syed
    Ferhat Anwar and Khalid Hasan (eds.) Marketing Practices in Developing Economy: Cases from South
    Asia (New Delhi: PHI Learning Private Limited), pp. 240-248.
  • Ahmed, Shaila and S. Nahar (2008) Contraceptive Prevalence among Adolescent Married Women in Rural
    Bangladesh; Mymensingh Medical Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 42-45.
  • Akhter, Farida (2010) “Impact of Financial Crisis on Garment Workers of Bangladesh”, Paper presented at the South Asia
    Regional Workshop on Global Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Women: A Human Rights Perspective, 22-
    23 August 2010 in Delhi, India.
  • Alam, Khurshid; Naureen Fatema; and Wahida Bashar Ahmed (2008) Case Study: Gender, Human
    Security and Climate Change in Bangladesh; in: The Women’s Environment and Development
    Organization (WEDO) with ABANTU for Development in Ghana; ActionAid Bangladesh; and ENDA in
    Senegal (eds.) Gender, Climate Change and Human Security -- Lessons from Bangladesh, Ghana and
    Senegal (Dhaka: The Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), pp. 47-59.
  • Alam, Mohammad Didarul (2008) HIV/AIDS prevention among sex workers: A case study of sex worker
    interventions of National AIDS STD Programme (NASP) from a gender perspective; in: Malcolm
    MacLachlan, Stuart C. Carr, and Ishbel McWha (eds.) Interdisciplinary Research for Development: A
    Workbook on Content and Process Challenges (New Delhi: Global Development Network), pp. 86-93.
  • Aminuzzaman, Salahuddin M. and Sanjida Kasem (2010) “Review of the ongoing project (2005-2009) and
    appraisal of project entitled promotion and projection of women’s human rights in Bangladesh project
    (2010-2014) of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP)”, Oslo, Norway: Norad Collected Reviews 25/2009
    (published in January 2010).
  • Armendariz, Beatriz and Nigel Roome (2008) Empowering women via microfinance in fragile states;
    Brussels, Belgium: Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Business School, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB),
    CEB Working Paper No. 08/001 (January).
  • Armendariz, Beatriz and Nigel Roome (2008) Gender Empowerment in Microfinance; in: Suresh
    Sundaresan (ed.) Microfinance - Emerging Trends and Challenges (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton,
    MA, USA: Edward Elgar), Chapter 6.
  • Asling Monemi, Kajsa; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; and Lars Ake Persson (2008) Violence against women
    and the risk of under-five mortality: analysis of community-based data from rural Bangladesh; Acta
    Paediatrica, Vol. 97, No. 2 (February), pp. 226-232.
  • Azad, Kishwar; Sarah Barnett; Biplob Banerjee; Sanjit Shaha; Kasmin Khan; Arati Roselyn Rego; Shampa
    Barua; Dorothy Flatman; Christina Pagel; Audrey Prost; Matthew Ellis; and Anthony Costello (2010) “Effect
    of scaling up women's groups on birth outcomes in three rural districts in Bangladesh: a cluster-
    randomised controlled trial”, The Lancet, Vol. 375, No. 9721 (April), pp. 1193-1202.
  • Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (2009) Violence against Women in Bangladesh 2008
    (Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (BNWLA)).
  • Basu, Kaushik (2009) Women’s Empowerment and the Labor Supply; Paper presented at the Allied Social
    Science Associations (ASSA) 2009 Annual Meeting in San Francisco (January 3-5).
  • Begum, Anwara (2008) Magical shadows: women in the Bangladeshi media; New Delhi, India: South Asian
    Publishers.
  • Begum, Rashida and Runa Laila (2008) Health Seeking Behavior Versus Reproductive Health Care of
    Rural Women of Reproductive Age (15yr-49yr) in Bangladesh; Paper presented at the Conference on
    "Bangladesh in the 21st Century" at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (June 13- 14, 2008).
  • Bhandari, Amit; Nang Mo Hom; Sabina Rashid; and Sally Theobald (2008) Experiences of abortion in
    Nepal and menstrual regulation in Bangladesh: a gender analysis; Gender and Development, Vol. 16, No.
    2, pp. 257-272.
  • Bhuiya, Abbas; S. M. A. Hanifi; and Shehrin Shaila Mahmood (2008) Action Monitoring for Equity and
    Gender in Health; Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 378-383.
  • Chowdhury, Elora H. (2008) Challenges for the Women's Movement in Bangladesh: Engaging
    Development, Religion and NGO Politics; Paper presented at the Conference on "Bangladesh in the 21st
    Century" at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (June 13-14, 2008).
  • Chowdhury, Elora Halim (2009) ‘Transnationalism reversed’: Engaging religion, development and women's
    organizing in Bangladesh; Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 32, No. 6 (November-December),
    pp. 414-423.
  • Chowdhury, Elora Halim (2009) Challenges for the Women's Movement in Bangladesh: Engaging Religion,
    Development and NGO Politics; In: Farida Chowdhury Khan, Ahrar Ahmad and Munir Quddus (eds.)
    Recreating the Commons? NGOs in Bangladesh (Dhaka: The University Press Limited), pp. 207-246.
  • Chowdhury, Farah Deeba (2010) “Dowry, Women, and Law in Bangladesh”, International Journal of Law,
    Policy and the Family, Vol. 24, No. 2 (August), pp. 198-221.
  • Chowdhury, Farah Deeba (2010) “Middle Class Married Women's Income in Bangladesh: Who Controls it
    and How?”, African and Asian Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1-2, pp. 1-30.
  • Chowdhury, Md. Quamrul Hasan, Md. Rafiqul Islam and Md. Kamal Hossain (2010) “Women Awareness
    about AIDS: Evidence from Natore District of Bangladesh”, The Internet Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 8,
    No. 1.
  • Chowdhury, Najma (2008) Lessons on Women's Political Leadership from Bangladesh; Signs, Vol. 34, No.
    1, pp. 8-15.
  • Chowdhury, Nusrat Jahan (2008) A journey towards development: the impact of local NGO programmes on
    women living in the char lands of Bangladesh; Development in Practice, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 117-124.
  • Feldman, Shelley (2010) “Shame and honour: The violence of gendered norms under conditions of global
    crisis”, Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 33, No. 4, (July-August), pp. 305-315.
  • Gagnon, Anita J.; Lisa Merry; Jacqueline Bocking; Ellen Rosenberg; and Jacqueline Oxman-Martinez
    (2010) South Asian migrant women and HIV/STIs: Knowledge, attitudes and practices and the role of
    sexual power; Health & Place, Vol. 16, No. 1 (January), pp. 10-15.
  • Gayen, Kaberi and Robert Raeside (2010) “Communicative actions, women's degree of social
    connectedness and child mortality in rural Bangladesh”, Child: Care, Health and Development, Vol. 36, No.
    6 (November), pp. 827-834.
  • Gayen, Kaberi and Robert Raeside (2010) “Social networks and contraception practice of women in rural
    Bangladesh”, Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 71, No. 9 (November), pp. 1584-1592.
  • Gazi, Rukhsana; Ziaul Haque Chowdhury; and S. M. Nurul Alam (2008) Internalization of Women and Child
    Trafficking in Bangladesh: Local Dynamics, Underlying Push and Pull Factors; South Asian Anthropologist,
    Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 135-148.
  • Goni, Abdul (2008) The Effect of Women’s Education and Some Socio-Economic Variables on Fertility and
    Contraceptive Use in Bangladesh: A District Level Analysis; Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 5,
    No. 6, pp. 639-647.
  • Grimard, Franque and Vivek Prakash (2008) Helping Poor Women's Health: an evaluation of a microcredit
    program targeted at the poorest in Bangladesh; Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of Canadian
    Economic Association (CEA) in Vancouver (June 6-9).
  • Guhathakurta, Meghna (2008) Globalization, Class and Gender Relations: The shrimp industry in
    southwestern Bangladesh; Development, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 212-219.
  • Haque, Md. Reazul (forthcoming); Situational Analysis of Gender and Governance in Bangladesh: A
    Femocracts Perspective; Dhaka, Bangladesh: University of Dhaka, Department of Development Studies,
    Annual Report on Governance (forthcoming).
  • Hoque, Mahmuda and Yoshihito Itohara (2008) Participation and Decision Making Role of Rural Women in
    Economic Activities: A Comparative Study for Members and Non-Members of the Micro-Credit
    Organizations in Bangladesh; Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 229-236.
  • Hossain, Amzad; Kamal Naser; Asif Zaman; and Rana Nuseibeh (2009) Factors influencing women
    business development in the developing countries: Evidence from Bangladesh; International Journal of
    Organizational Analysis, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 202-224.
  • Hossain, F. (2010) “Women Thrive in Local Business”, Manila, The Philippines: Asian Development Bank
    (ADB), Media Center, Feature Stories (July 15); available at: http://www.adb.org/documents/feature-
    stories/2010/ban-women-business.asp.
  • Huq, Maimuna (2008) Reading the Qur'an in Bangladesh: The Politics of `Belief' Among Islamist Women;
    Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 42, No. 2/3, pp. 457-488.
  • Huq, Maimuna (2009) Talking jihad and piety: reformist exertions among Islamist women in Bangladesh;
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (The), Vol. 15, Supplement 1 (May), pp. S163-S182.
  • Hussain, Naseem Akhter (2010) “Religion and modernity: Gender and identity politics in Bangladesh”, Women's Studies
    International Forum, Vol. 33, No. 4, (July-August), pp. 325-333.
  • Ikeda, Keiko (2009) How women's concerns are shaped in community-based disaster risk management in
    Bangladesh; Contemporary South Asia, Vol. 17, No. 1 (March), pp. 65-78.
  • Islam, Md. Saidul (2008) From Sea to Shrimp Processing Factories in Bangladesh: Gender and
    Employment at the Bottom of a Global Commodity Chain; Journal of South Asian Development, Vol. , Vol.
    3, No. 2, pp. 211-236.
  • Islam, Nazria and Zakia Naznin (2009) Promoting the Role of Women in Coping with Water Crisis in Saline-
    prone and Drought-prone Areas of Bangladesh; Presentation made at the 3rd International Conference on
    Community Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 18-24).
  • Jahan, Rounaq (2008) Engendering Democracy in Bangladesh; Dhaka, Bangladesh: UNDP Bangladesh,
    Policy Dialogue, No. 31 (19th February).
  • Jahangir Alam Chowdhury, M. (2009) Microcredit, micro-enterprises, and self-employment of women:
    experience from the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh; Paper presented at the FAO-IFAD-ILO Workshop on
    Gaps, trends and current research in gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment :
    differentiated pathways out of poverty, Rome (31 March - 2 April).
  • Karim, Lamia (forthcoming), Microfinance and its discontents : women in debt in Bangladesh (Minneapolis :
    University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming).
  • Khan, Farida C. (2008) Comparing Women's Work Climate in NGOs, Private Firms and the Public Sector;
    Paper presented at the Conference on "Bangladesh in the 21st Century" at Harvard University,
    Cambridge, MA (June 13-14, 2008).
  • Khan, Farida C. (2009) The Organizational Climate of Work for Women in Public, Private, and NFP
    Sectors in Bangladesh; Paper presented at the Conference on Ideas and Innovations for the Development
    of Bangladesh: The Next Decade, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (October 9-10).
  • Khatun, Fahmida; Mustafizur Rahman; Debapriya Bhattacharya; and Khondaker Golam Moazzem (2008)
    Gender and Trade Liberalisation in Bangladesh: The Case of the Ready-Made Garments; Dhaka,
    Bangladesh: Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) (February).
  • Kippler, M.; W. Goessler; B. Nermell; E.C. Ekström; B. Lönnerdal; S. El Arifeen; and M. Vahter (2009)
    Factors influencing intestinal cadmium uptake in pregnant Bangladeshi women—A prospective cohort
    study; Environmental Research, Vol. 109, No. 7 (October), pp. 914-921.
  • Kumar, M. Suresh and Mukta Sharma (2008) Women and Substance Use in India and Bangladesh;
    Substance Use and Misuse, Vol. 43, No. 8-9, pp. 1062-1077.
  • Lee, Vanessa; Faruk Ahmed; Shoko Wada; Tahmeed Ahmed; A. M. Shamsir Ahmed; Cadi Parvin Banu;
    and Nasima Akhter (2008) Extent of vitamin A deficiency among rural pregnant women in Bangladesh;
    Public Health Nutrition, Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 1326-1331.
  • Lindberg, A. L.; Ekstrom, E. C.; Nermell, B.; Rahman, M.; Lonnerdal, B.; Persson, L. A.; and M. Vahter
    (2008) Gender and age differences in the metabolism of inorganic arsenic in a highly exposed population
    in Bangladesh; Environmental Research, Vol. 106, No. 1, pp. 110-120.
  • Mahtab, Hajera and S. H. Habib (2009) Social and economic consequences of diabetes in women from low-
    income countries: A case study from Bangladesh; International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol.
    104, Supplement, pp. S14-S16.
  • Menon, Rashed Khan (2009) Land Laws, Rights and Dispute Resolution -- The Perspectives of the poor,
    women and peripheral people in Bangladesh; Dhaka, Bangladesh: Research Initiatives, Bangladesh (RIB)
    (January).
  • Mookherjee, Nayanika (2008) Gendered embodiments: mapping the body-politic of the raped woman and
    the nation in Bangladesh; Feminist Review, Issue 88, pp. 36-53.
  • Nahar, Papreen (2010) “Health Seeking Behaviour of Childless Women in Bangladesh: An Ethnographic
    Exploration For the Special Issue on: Loss in Child Bearing”, Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 71, No. 10
    (November), pp. 1780-1787.
  • Naher, Ainoon (2010) “‘Defending Islam and women's honour against NGOs’ in Bangladesh”, Women's
    Studies International Forum, Vol. 33, No. 4 (July-August), pp. 316-324.
  • Nasreen, Mahbuba (2008) Impact of Climate Change on Food Security in Bangladesh: Gender and
    Disaster Perspectives; Presentation made at the International Symposium on Climate Change and Food
    Security in South Asia in Dhaka (August 25-29).
  • Naved, Ruchira Tabassum and Lars Persson (2008) Factors Associated with Physical Spousal Abuse of
    Women During Pregnancy in Bangladesh; International Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp.
    71-78.
  • Naved, Ruchira Tabassum and Nazneen Akhtar (2008) Spousal Violence Against Women and Suicidal
    Ideation in Bangladesh; Womens Health Issues, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 442-452.
  • Nawaz, Faraha (2009) Critical Factors of Women Entrepreneurship Development in Rural Bangladesh;
    Falls Church, VA, USA: Bangladesh Development Research Center (BDRC), Bangladesh Development
    Research Working Paper Series (BDRWPS), BDRWPS No. 5 (May).
  • Nazneen, Sohela and Maheen Sultan (2009) Struggling for Survival and Autonomy: Impact of NGO-ization
    on women's organizations in Bangladesh; Development, Vol. 52, No. 2 (June), pp. 193-199.
  • Nazneen, Sohela; Maheen Sultan; and Naomi Hossain (2010) “National Discourses on Women's
    Empowerment in Bangladesh: Enabling or constraining women's choices?”, Development, Vol. 53, No. 2
    (June), pp. 239-246.
  • Panday, Pranab Kumar (2008) Representation without Participation: Quotas for Women in Bangladesh;
    International Political Science Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 489-512.
  • Parveen, Shahnaj (2008) Access of Rural Women to Productive Resources in Bangladesh; International
    Journal of Rural Studies (IJRS), Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 14-18.
  • Quisumbing, Agnes R. (2008) Women's Status and the Changing Nature of Rural Livelihoods in Asia; in:
    Nurul Islam (ed.) Reducing Poverty and Hunger in Asia, 2020 Focus No. 15 (Washington, DC: International
    Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)), Brief 5 (March).
  • Rabbani, M. D. Golam; A. Atiq Rahman; and Khandaker Mainuddin (2009) Women's vulnerability to water-
    related hazards: comparing three areas affected by climate change in Bangladesh; Waterlines, Vol. 28,
    No. 3 (July), pp. 235-249.
  • Rahman, Md. Masudur (2009) Credit Worthiness of Women Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh; Available at
    website of Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
  • Rahman, Mosiur; Sumaiya Abedin; Kamruzzaman; and Nurul Islam (2008) Women’s Empowerment and
    Reproductive Health: Experience from Chapai Nawabganj District in Bangladesh; Pakistan Journal of
    Social Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 9, pp. 883-888.
  • Rahman, Sanzidur (2010) “Women's Labour Contribution to Productivity and Efficiency in Agriculture:
    Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh”, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 61, No. 2 (June), pp. 318-
    342.
  • Rahman, Sayma; P. N. Junankar; and Girijasankar Mallik (2009) Factors influencing women's
    empowerment on microcredit borrowers: a case study in Bangladesh; Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy,
    Vol. 14, No. 3 (August), pp. 287-303.
  • Rahman, T. and M. Asaduzzaman (2008) Marital Adjustment and Mental Health of Middle Class Married
    Women of Bangladesh; Indian Psychological Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 139-144.
  • Rajagopalan, S. (2009) Microfinance and women’s empowerment : a critical assessment; Hyderabad,
    India: Icfai University Press.
  • Rashid, Md. Abdur; Abdullah Abusayed Khan; and Md. Ferdush Rahman (2010) “Rural Women in
    Information Communication System: Problems and Prospects in View of Digital Bangladesh”, Melbourne,
    Australia: World Business Institute, Proceedings of 3rd Annual Asian Business Research Conference held
    at the BIAM Foundation in Dhaka (1-2 January 2010).
  • Razzaque, Mohammad A. and Mohammad Mokammel Karim Toufique (2008) Health, Physical Activity and
    Intrahousehold Food Allocation: Revisiting the Evidence of Gender Discrimination; in: Abdur Razzaque,
    Bazlul H. Khondker and Selim Raihan (eds.) Capturing Intra-household Distribution and Poverty Incidence:
    A Study on Bangladesh (Dhaka, Bangladesh: University of Dhaka, Department of Economics, Bureau of
    Economic Research).
  • Razzaque, Mohammad A.; Ahsanuzzaman; and Mahbubur Rahman (2008) Intra-household Distribution
    and Women's Bargaining Power: Testing the Unitary Model of Household Behaviour using the BER Data;
    in: Abdur Razzaque, Bazlul H. Khondker and Selim Raihan (eds.) Capturing Intra-household Distribution
    and Poverty Incidence: A Study on Bangladesh (Dhaka, Bangladesh: University of Dhaka, Department of
    Economics, Bureau of Economic Research).
  • Razzaque, Mohammad A.; Mohammad Mokammel Karim Toufique; and Mahbub Alam (2008) Allocation of
    Resources on Addictive Goods and Eating-out: The Effect of Women's Bargaining Power; in: Abdur
    Razzaque, Bazlul H. Khondker and Selim Raihan (eds.) Capturing Intra- household Distribution and
    Poverty Incidence: A Study on Bangladesh (Dhaka, Bangladesh: University of Dhaka, Department of
    Economics, Bureau of Economic Research).
  • Rotaru, Cornelia (2009) Case Study: The Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry; In:
    Eric Hontz (ed.) Women’s Business Associations Experiences from around the World: South Asia
    (Washington, DC: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)), pp. 15-25.
  • Roy, Swapan Kumar; F. Bilkes; K. Islam; G. Ara; P. Tanner; I. Wosk; A. S. Rahman; Barnali Chakraborty;
    Saira Parveen Jolly; and Wajiha Khatun (2008) Impact of pilot project of Rural Maintenance Programme
    (RMP) on destitute women: CARE, Bangladesh; Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 67-75.
  • Rozario, Santi and Geoffrey Samuel (2010) “Gender, religious change and sustainability in Bangladesh”,
    Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 33, No.4 (July-August), pp. 354-364.
  • Rumana, Ruba (2010) “Revisiting the impact of Policies and Budgetary allocation on the development of
    Women Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh”, Melbourne, Australia: World Business Institute, Proceedings of 4th
    Annual Asian Business Research Conference held at the BIAM Foundation in Dhaka (23-24 December
    2010).
  • Saad, Syed (2008) Intra-Household Resource Allocation and Gender-based Returns to Loans in Rural
    Bangladesh; Paper presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association,
    Washington D. C. (November 20-23, 2008).
  • Schuler, Sidney Ruth and Farzana Islam (2008) Women's Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence within
    Marriage in Rural Bangladesh; Studies in Family Planning, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 49- 58.
  • Schuler, Sidney Ruth; Lisa M. Bates; and Farzana Islam (2008) Women's Rights, Domestic Violence, and
    Recourse Seeking in Rural Bangladesh; Violence Against Women, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 326-345.
  • Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2009) A reversal of educational fortune? Educational gender gaps in Bangladesh;
    Journal of International Development, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 137-155.
  • Shamsuddoha, Mohammad (2009) Entrepreneurial Program for Women: An Evaluative Study on ASA and
    BRAC; Suceava, Romania: Universitatea Stefan cel Mare Suceava, Fascisle of the Faculty of Economics
    and Public Administration, Vol. 9, No. 1; available at website of Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
  • Shamsuddoha, Mohammad (2009) Micro Credit Program of Selected NGOs: An Empirical Study on Rural
    Women of Comilla District in Bangladesh; Available at website of Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
  • Shamsuddoha, Mohammad (2009) NGOs and Women: An Evaluative Study on ASA and BRAC in
    Bangladesh; Available at website of Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
  • Shannon, Kate; Zeba Mahmud; Azim Asfia; and Mohammed Ali (2008) The Social and Environmental
    Factors Underlying Maternal Malnutrition in Rural Bangladesh: Implications for Reproductive Health and
    Nutrition Programs; Health Care for Women International, Vol. 29, No. 8- 9, pp. 826-840.
  • Shehabuddin, Elora (2008) Jamaat-i-Islami in Bangladesh: Women, Democracy and the Transformation of
    Islamist Politics; Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 42, No. 2/3, pp. 577-604.
  • Shehabuddin, Elora (2008) Reshaping the holy: democracy, development, and Muslim women in
    Bangladesh; New York, USA: Columbia University Press.
  • Shirin, Farzana; Tahrim Mehdi; Md. Mahbubul Alam; Ronjon Kumer Nath; and Md. Mozammel Hoque
    (2009) Effect of Gestational Homocystein on Fetal Growth in Bangladeshi Women; Ibrahim Medical College
    Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 13-16.
  • Sievert, Lynnette Leidy; Khurshida Begum; Taniya Sharmeen; Osul Chowdhury; Shanthi Muttukrishna; and
    Gillian Bentley (2008) Patterns of occurrence and concordance between subjective and objective hot
    flashes among Muslim and Hindu women in Sylhet, Bangladesh; American Journal of Human Biology, Vol.
    20, No. 5, pp. 598-604.
  • Small & Medium Enterprise Foundation (2008) Empowering women entrepreneurs towards a shared
    economic growth: 2nd National SME Women Entrepreneurs Conference (2008) Dhaka, Bangladesh: Small
    & Medium Enterprise Foundation.
  • Sulaiman, Munshi; Monira Parveen; and Narayan Chandra Das (2009) Impact of the Food Price Hike on
    Nutritional Status of Women and Children; Dhaka, Bangladesh: BRAC, Monograph Series, No. 38
    (January).
  • Sultana, Parvin and Paul M. Thompson (2008) Gender and local floodplain management institutions: a
    case study from Bangladesh; Journal of International Development, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 53-68.
  • The Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) with ABANTU for Development in
    Ghana; ActionAid Bangladesh; and ENDA in Senegal (2008) Gender, Climate Change and Human
    Security -- Lessons from Bangladesh, Ghana and Senegal; Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Women’s
    Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) (May).
  • Totten, Samuel (2008) Plight and fate of women during and following genocide; New Brunswick, NJ, USA:
    Transaction Publishers.
  • Uddin, M. E. (2008) Gender and Arrack Drinking among Muslim, Hindu, Santal, and Oraon Communities in
    North-Western Villages of Bangladesh; International Quarterly of Community Health Education, Vol. 28,
    No. 1, pp. 73-90.
  • White, Sarah C. (2010) “Domains of contestation: Women's empowerment and Islam in Bangladesh”,
    Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 334-344.
  • World Bank (2008) Whispers to Voices - Gender and Social Transformation in Bangladesh; Washington,
    DC, USA: World Bank, Bangladesh Development Series (BDS), Paper No. 22 (March).
  • Yasmin, Nawzia; Khairul Alam; Suman Lahiry; Mahmud Hossain Faruquee; and Tamjida Ahmad (2009)
    Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Hospital Delivery among Rural Married Women in Northern
    Bangladesh; Ibrahim Medical College Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 17-20.
  • Yusuf, H. K.; A. M. Rahman; F. P. Chowdhury; M. Mohiduzzaman; C. P. Banu; M. A. Sattar; and M. N. Islam
    (2008) Iodine deficiency disorders in Bangladesh, 2004-05: ten years of iodized salt intervention brings
    remarkable achievement in lowering goitre and iodine deficiency among children and women; Asia Pacific
    Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 620-628.
Publications of the Moment

Recognizing
International Women's Day
(March 8, 2011)

the BDRC provides:
1) links to two recent videos telling stories of women in Bangladesh
and
2) a list of recent developmental publications related to
women and gender issues in Bangladesh
1) Links to two recent videos, telling stories about women in Bangladesh

a) Shathi’s Story:  Married Young and Speaking Out
“Like many girls in rural Bangladesh , Shathi was forced to marry young and drop out of school.  She had her
first child at 15.  That put both Shathi and her baby at far greater risk of death in a region where maternal and
newborn mortality are already high.  What happens when you give girls’ like Shathi a voice?  Save the Children’s
Girls’ Voices project has given 42,000 girls in Bangladesh a chance to answer that question.”  
Copyright:
http://www.savethechildren.org

b) Shilpi’s Story:  Proving the Value of Girls in Bangladesh
“In rural Bangladesh, sons are considered a blessing, while girls are seen as a burden.  They are often married
off young -- ending their education and putting them and their babies at greater risk of death from complications
at birth or during pregnancy.   But what happens when you give girls a voice?  Shilpi gained the confidence to
find an alternative -- even though women in her culture are expected to stay at home.  Save the Children’s Girls’
Voices project has given 42,000 girls in Bangladesh a chance to raise their voices.”
Copyright:
http://www.savethechildren.org