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Laboring Practices: Bangladesh
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The economic activities and labor practices of Bangladeshi women beyond family farm enterprises have undergone tremendous transformations in recent decades as a result of development interventions, together with the changing socioeconomic landscape. The most dramatic areas of growth have been in inform…

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Petra Dannecker, “Laboring Practices: Bangladesh”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002014>
First published online: 2015

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