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Domestic violence: Bangladesh
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In the 40 years since the country’s independence in 1971, the government of Bangladesh has taken a variety of legal steps to curb violence against women, in response both to international conventions and in…

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Ameen, Nusrat, “Domestic violence: Bangladesh”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001431>
First published online: 2012

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