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Domestic abuses against housewives in haor areas of Bangladesh: understanding the impact of Concern's intervention in reducing abuses (PLA Notes 49)

Concern Worldwide have established a number of rural development projects across the rural haor basin in Northeast Bangladesh. The majority of these projects are based around empowering women, who are often subject to domestic violence and abuse. In this paper the authors compare levels of abuse in villages where Concern have been involved and villages where they have not been active.

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  • IIED code: G02086
  • Published: Apr 2004 - IIED
  • Area: Bangladesh
  • Theme: Participation
  • Source pub: PLA Notes 49: Decentralisation and community-based planning
  • Language: English

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