Women in Bangladesh: Country Briefing Paper

Institutional Document | August 2001

This study provides information on gender issues in Bangladesh to assist ADB staff in country programming and project design and implementation.

This report is one of a series on the status and role of women in ADB’s developing member countries. It provides information on conditions facing women in Bangladesh in order to assist ADB staff in formulating country programming and in project design and implementation.


  • Foreword
  • Executive Summary
  • The Situation of Women in Bangladesh
  • Current Issues for Women in Bangladesh
  • Gender Dimensions of Policies and Programs
  • Gender Issues Relevant to ADB's Operations
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography