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Social Norms and Impediments of Women Development in Bangladesh

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  • Abul Kalam
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    This study focuses upon the contemporary process of Social Norms and Impediments of Women Development in Bangladesh. The development of women in organizations, Decision making, Political participation and gender mainstreaming is currently seen as the dominant conceptual model for promoting social justice and women equality. This study intends to see the position of women, discourses and various political, economic and social factors that surrounded these events. The impediments of women in Bangladesh were being pulled in different directions as a result, the context of social norms and gender inequality that existed at global, national, community and domestic levels. Child marriage is one of the main impediments of women empowerment and implementation of the government¡¯s vision-2021. In Bangladesh, the patriarchal capitalism puts women in such a position within their communities that they always remain subordinate under male domination and in many cases this is reflected through violence (Hadi, 2009).

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    Volume (Year): 2 (2014)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 100-109

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    Handle: RePEc:rfa:journl:v:2:y:2014:i:2:p:100-109

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    Keywords: Impediments; dowry; Social Norms; Violence; Empowerment; Freedom of Choice;

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