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2) List of recent developmental publications related to women in Bangladesh
 
 (for some previous literature, please see: BDRC recognizes International Women's Day 2011

  • Ahmed, Ferdoushi; Chamhuri Siwar; and Nor Aini Hj. Idris (2011) The status of women: Some data
    in Bangladesh | Journal of Applied Sciences Research, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 805-809.
  • Ahmed, Ferdoushi; Chamhuri Siwar; and Nor Aini Hj. Idris (2011) Women's participation in
    microcredit programme: Some evidence in Bangladesh | Australian Journal of Basic and Applied
    Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 106-115.
  • Aminuzzaman, Salahuddin M.; Pratima Paul-Majumder; Kaniz N. Siddiqui; and Arifur Rahman (eds.)
    (2011) Policies, Budget and PRSP: Are They Promoting Women's Rights? | Dhaka, Bangladesh:
    University Press Limited (UPL).
  • Babul, Parvez (2011) Violence against Women and Human Rights | Dhaka, Bangladesh: Oikko
    Prokashoni (February).
  • Chowdhury, Al-Hossienie Abdullah (2011) Socio-Economic Impact of Women Entrepreneurship in
    Sylhet City, Bangladesh | Falls Church, VA, USA: Bangladesh Development Research Center
    (BDRC), Bangladesh Development Research Working Paper Series (BDRWPS), BDRWPS No. 12
    (July).
  • Corsi, D. J.; Kyu, H. H.; Subramanian, S. V. (2011) Socioeconomic and geographic patterning of
    under- and overnutrition among women in Bangladesh | Journal of Nutrition (The), Vol. 141, No. 4,
    pp. 631-638.
  • Deeba, Farah (2011) Women's Political Participation in Bangladesh | Dhaka, Bangladesh:
    University Press Limited (UPL).
  • Edmonds, J. K.; Paul, M.; Sibley, L. M. (2011) Type, content, and source of social support perceived
    by women during pregnancy: Evidence from Matlab, Bangladesh | Journal of Health, Population and
    Nutrition, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 163-173.
  • Edwards, C. and S. Saha (2011) From home to hospital, a continuum of care: Making progress
    towards Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 in rural Bangladesh | BJOG: An International Journal
    of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol. 118, No. SUPPL. 2, pp. 88-92.
  • Gill, R. and D. E. Stewart (2011) Relevance of Gender-Sensitive Policies and General Health
    Indicators to Compare the Status of South Asian Women's Health | Women's Health Issues, Vol. 21,
    No. 1, pp. 12-18.
  • Higgitt, Ryan (2011) Women’s Leadership Building as a Poverty Reduction Strategy: Lessons from
    Bangladesh | Journal of South Asian Development, Vol. 6, pp. 93-119.
  • Hossain, Md. K.; Mondal, Md. N. I.; Akter, Mst. N. (2011) Reproductive health rights of women in the
    rural areas of Meherpur District in Bangladesh | Medical Journal of Reproduction and Infertility, Vol.
    12, No. 1, pp. 23-32.
  • Hossen, M. A. and A. Westhues (2011) Rural women's access to health care in Bangladesh:
    Swimming against the tide? | Social Work in Public Health, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 278-293.
  • Huq, Abdul and Afreen Moyeen (2011) Gender integration in enterprise development programmes |
    Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 320-328.
  • Jahan, Fatema R. (2011) Monga and Women: A Case Study from Gaibandha District of
    Bangladesh | Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 11-20.
  • Jesmin, S.; Mia, Md. S.; Islam, A. M. S.; Islam, Md. R.; Sultana, S. N.; Zaedi, S.; Yamaguchi, N.;
    Okazaki, O.; Moroi, M.; Kimura, S.; Hiroe, M. (2012) Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among rural
    Bangladeshi women | Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Vol. 95, No. 1 (January), pp. e7-e9.
  • Kabeer, Naila (2011) Between Affiliation and Autonomy: Navigating Pathways of Women's
    Empowerment and Gender Justice in Rural Bangladesh | Development and Change, Vol. 42, No. 2
    (March), pp. 499-528.
  • Kalantry, Sital and Jocelyn E. Getgen (2011) Combating Acid Violence in Bangladesh, India and
    Cambodia | Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and Dorothea S. Clarke Program in
    Feminist Jurisprudence, Paper 1 (Cornell Law Library, Scholarship@Cornell Law: A Digital
    Repository).
  • Karim, Lamia (2011) Microfinance and its discontents : women in debt in Bangladesh | Minneapolis,
    MN, USA: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Kiron, Shafiqul Alam (2012) Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI)--Case Study
    Profile: Seema, Bangladesh | Washington, DC, USA: International Food Policy Research Institute
    (IFPRI), (February).
  • Mohsin, Amena and Imtiaz Ahmed (eds.) (2011) Women and militancy - South Asian complexities |
    Dhaka, Bangladesh: University Press Limited.
  • Moin, Julia (2011) Empowerment of women and their participation in local government politics - a
    comparative study rural - urban Bangladesh | Dhaka, Bangladesh: A. H. Development Publ. House.
  • Mookherjee, Nayanika (2011) Gendered embodiments: mapping the body-politic of the raped
    woman and the nation in Bangladesh | Feminist Review, Vol. 98, No. 1 (July), p. 190 (Erratum).
  • Nazneen, Sohela; Maheen Sultan; and M. Mukhopadhyay (2011) Mobilising for Women’s Rights and
    the Role of Resources: Synthesis Report | Dhaka, Bangladesh: Pathways of Women’s
    Empowerment RPC (South Asia Hub) and BRAC Development Institute (BDI).
  • Nazneen, Sohela; Naomi Hossain; and Maheen Sultan (2011) National Discourses on Women’s
    Empowerment in Bangladesh: Continuities and Change | Brighton, UK: University of Sussex, Institute
    of Development Studies (IDS), IDS Working Paper, No. 368 (July).
  • Paris, Thelma; Catalina Diaz; and Iftekhar Hossain (2011) Participatory evaluation of a rice flour mill
    by poor rural women: Lessons from Bangladesh | Gender, Technology and Development, Vol. 15,
    No. 2, pp. 275-299.
  • Peters, Christina (2011) Effects of family planning and health services on women’s welfare:
    evidence on dowries and intra-household bargaining in Bangladesh | Review of Economics of the
    Household, Vol. 9, No. 3 (September), pp. 327-348.
  • Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Neha Kumar; and Julia A. Behrman (2011) Do shocks affect men’s and
    women’s assets differently? A review of literature and new evidence from Bangladesh and Uganda |
    Washington, DC, USA: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IFPRI Discussion Paper
    01113 (August); available at: http://www.ifpri.org/sites/default/files/publications/ifpridp01113.pdf.
  • Rahman, M.; Hoque, M. A.; Makinoda, S. (2011) Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Is
    Women Empowerment a Reducing Factor? A Study from a National Bangladeshi Sample | Journal
    of Family Violence, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 411-420.
  • Rashid, Sabina Faiz; Owasim Akram; and Hilary Standing (2011) The Sexual and Reproductive
    Health Care Market in Bangladesh: Where Do Poor Women Go? | Reproductive Health Matters, Vol.
    19, No. 37, pp. 21-31.
  • Sambisa, W.; Angeles, G.; Lance, P. M.; Naved, R. T.; Thornton, J. (2011) Prevalence and
    correlates of physical spousal violence against women in slum and nonslum areas of urban
    Bangladesh | Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Vol. 26, No. 13, pp. 2592-2618.
  • Sayem, Amir M. and Abu Taher M. S. Nury (2011) Factors associated with teenage marital
    pregnancy among Bangladeshi women | Reproductive Health, Vol. 8, No. 16.
  • Sayem, Amir M.; Abu Taher M. S. Nury; and M. D. Hossain (2011) Achieving the millennium
    development goal for under-five mortality in Bangladesh: Current status and lessons for issues and
    challenges for further improvements | Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp.
    92-102.
  • Schuler, Sidney Ruth; Lenzi, Rachel; Yount, Kathryn M. (2011) Justification of Intimate Partner
    Violence in Rural Bangladesh: What Survey Questions Fail to Capture | Studies in Family Planning,
    Vol. 42, No. 1 (March), pp. 21-28.
  • Siddiqi, Dina M. (2011) Transnational Feminism and “Local” Realities: The Imperiled Muslim
    Woman and the Production of (In)Justice | Hawwa, Vol. 9, Nos. 1-2, pp. 76-96.
  • Sperandio, Jill (2011) Context and the gendered status of teachers: women's empowerment through
    leadership of non-formal schooling in rural Bangladesh | Gender and Education, Vol. 23, No. 2
    (March), pp. 121-135.
  • Sultana, A. M. (2011) Factors effect on women autonomy and decision-making power within the
    household in rural communities | Journal of Applied Sciences Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 18-22.
  • Sultana, Tamima (2011) Expectations, Realities and Coping Strategies of Elderly Women in a
    Village of Bangladesh | Falls Church, VA, USA: Bangladesh Development Research Center
    (BDRC), Bangladesh Development Research Working Paper Series (BDRWPS), BDRWPS No. 13
    (December).
Publications of the Moment

Recognizing
International Women's Day
(March 8, 2012)

the BDRC provides:
1) links to some recent videos on women's issues in Bangladesh
and
2) a list of recent developmental publications related to
women in Bangladesh
1) Links to some recent videos on women's issues in Bangladesh

a) ABC News Video: Helping Women in Bangladesh and Beyond
    Susan Davis, of BRAC USA, describes how Bangladesh is on the path to achieve MDG 5: Improve Maternal
    Health).
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b) Married Young and Speaking Out  Shathi's Story
    “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 © 2011: http://www.savethechildren.org

c) Proving the Value of Girls in Bangladesh  Shilpi's Story
    “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 © 2011: http://www.savethechildren.org

d) National Women's Development Policy 2011: Bangladesh