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UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 3rd and 4th Periodic Reports of States Parties, Bangladesh.

Publisher UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Author Government of Bangladesh
Publication Date 1 April 1997
Citation / Document Symbol CEDAW/C/BGD/3-4
Reference 51
Cite as UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 3rd and 4th Periodic Reports of States Parties, Bangladesh., 1 April 1997, CEDAW/C/BGD/3-4, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6adf73.html [accessed 1 August 2014]
 

COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 18 OF THE CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
Third and fourth periodic reports of States parties
BANGLADESH*[1]

ABBREVIATIONS

AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

ADAB

Association of Development Agencies in Bangladesh

ASA

Association for Social Advancement

ASSP

Agriculture Support Services Project

BANBEIS

Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics

BBS

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

BGMEA

Bangladesh Garment Manufactures and Exporters Association

BRAC

Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee

BRDB

Bangladesh Rural Development Board

BJMS

Bangladesh Jatiyo Mohila Sangstha

BSCIC

Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation

CBR

Crude Birth Rate

CDR

Crude Death Rate

CDP

Crop Diversification Programme

CPR

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

DWA

Department of Women Affairs

GNP

Gross National Product

HPSS

Health and Population Sector Strategies

HSC

Higher Secondary Certificate

HIV

Human Immune Deficiency Virus

ILO

International Labour Organisation

IMR

Infant Mortality Rate

ICPD

International Conference on Population and Development

LFS

Labour Force Survey

MCH

Maternity and Child Health

MOWCA

Ministry of Women and Children Affairs

MMR

Maternal Mortality Rate

NAP

National Action Plan

NRR

Net Reproductive Rate

NCWD

National Council for Women Development

PFA

Platform for Action

PKSF

Palli Karma Shahayak Foundation

SAARC

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

STD

Sexually Transmitted Disease

SSC

Secondary School Certificate

THC

Thana Health Centre

TFR

Total Fertility Rate

UNICEF

United Nations International Children Emergency Fund

VGDP

Vulnerable Group Development Programme

WID

Women in Development

WEDP

Women's Entrepreneurship Development Programme

WFP

World Food Programme

 

GLOSSARY

CHOWKIDAR

Village Security guard

MADRASHA

Educational Institution with special emphasis on religion

SATELLITE CLINIC

Mobile temporary medical clinic at village level for mother and child care

SHALISH

Local level mediation body

STRIDHAN

The property given to a woman from her family at the time of her marriage

UNANI and AYURVEDI MEDICINE

Traditional Herbal Medicine

UNION PARISHAD

Lowest tier of Local Government

 



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* The present report is being issued as received, without formal editing.For the initial report submitted by the Government of Bangladesh, see CEDAW/C/5/34; for its consideration by the Committee, see CEDAW/C/SR.96, 97 and 99, and Official Records of the General Assembly, Forty-second Session, Supplement No. 38 (A/42/38), paras. 503-572; for the second periodic report submitted by the Government of Bangladesh, see CEDAW/C/13/Add.30; for its consideration by the Committee, see CEDAW/C/SR.220 and 227, and Official Records of the General Assembly, Forty-eighth Session, Supplement No. 38 (A/48/38), paras. 248-326.

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