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Story Publication logo July 14, 2009

Bangladesh: UNDP's Majeda Haq on gender (In)equality in Bangladesh (part 1 of 2)


Stine Eckert, Pulitzer Student Fellow

On the backdrop of a constitution which includes an article that is "a little bit faulty in terms of achieving gender equaltiy" and a two-fold Muslim and Hindu patriarchal culture in place, United Nations Development Program Gender Expert Majeda Haq, explains the uphill battle women face in Bangladesh. She says it will take at least two more generations before society will change. Part 1 of 2

Learn more about Stine's project: Bangladesh: The (Un)Power of Women See all Stine's dispatches


Three women grouped together: an elderly woman smiling, a transwoman with her arms folded, and a woman holding her headscarf with a baby strapped to her back.


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