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The Parliament of Bangladesh: Representation and Accountability

The journal article “The Parliament of Bangladesh: Representation and Accountability,” authored by CPD Distinguished Fellow Professor Rounaq Jahan was published in The Journal of Legislative Studies, March 2015 16: 1-26, doi:10.1177/1391561415575125. Abstract This article is inspired by a recent debate in Bangladesh about the representativecredentials of members of parliament (MPs) who have started …

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Sustaining progress towards comprehensive reproductive health services in Bangladesh

The journal article “Sustaining progress towards comprehensive reproductive health services in Bangladesh” authored by CPD Distinguished Fellow Professor Rounaq Jahan and BRAC Director of Health Dr Kaosar Afsana was published in Global Public Health. Vol 10(2): 180–182, February 2015. DOI: 1080/17441692.2014.986164 View the Article Keywords: Bangladesh, parliamentary representation, election, social diversity, constituency service, code …

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Reconstructing Democracy in South Asia by Rounaq Jahan and Rehman Sobhan

The chapter “Reconstructing Democracy in South Asia” by Rounaq Jahan and Rehman Sobhan was published in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace, Akmal Hussain and Muchkund Dubey (eds.) in December 2013. This chapter identifies the central issue in the evolution of democratic politics in South Asia: the need to democratize election-based political practice which has …

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Strengthening National Mechanisms for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women: A Global Synthesis Study

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Executive Summary The global synthesis study was conceptualized and conducted through a consultative process between the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women and the regional commissions. Two Expert Meetings were organized to develop the terms of reference of the regional and global studies and review the findings of …

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