This paper will present the gender dimension of flood experiences in Bangladesh. It primarily illustrates the psycho-social experiences and coping strategies of women and female adolescents who live mainly in urban areas, who were affected in the floods of 1998. The research also relies on my own and secondary data on flood experiences in rural areas. Women’s social, economic and political position in societies differ, making them more or less vulnerable to disaster situations. It is well .......

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  • Writer Name Sabina Faiz Rashid
  • Published Date Tuesday, 01 January 2002
  • Country Bangladesh
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Fewer females than males (1:1.7) were diagnosed with TB each year worldwide. Nonetheless, despite the prevalence of pulmonary TB in females appears to be lower, progression from infection to disease is as much as 130% higher in females aged between 10 and 44 years. But why are fewer females than males diagnosed with tuberculosis? What factors play role in making differences between males and females in help-seeking, diagnosis, treatment and its compliance? The objectives of the overall study .......

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  • Writer Name Fazlul Karim, Insana Begum, Akramul Islam, AMR Chowdhury
  • Published Date Sunday, 21 September 2003
  • Country Bangladesh
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The study mainly describes the pre-intervention situation of women leadership capacity in local government system of Bangladesh. Data came from the 16 upazilas (sub-district) of 4 districts in Khulna division, where the Gender and Good Governance Programme was in operation. the typical elected women UP member do not have much history of formal involvement in activities pertaining to the public domain. Subsequently, it is thus not surprising that they had weak participation in many public .......

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  • Writer Name M Showkat Gani, M Ghulam Sattar
  • Published Date Monday, 12 January 2004
  • Country Bangladesh
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