DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.03.004
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Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed

Abstract: The Constitution (17th Amendment) Act 2018, passed on this 8th July 2018, provides for the tenure of the reserved seats for women in Parliament to be extended for a period of 25 years from the first day of the 11th parliament. In Bangladesh, there is a consensus in general that women's political participation is necessary for both the democratic development of the country and women's empowerment. Studies and research on the constitutionality of the Reserved Seat Provision for women in Parliament show that this…

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