Elected Officials in Bangladesh Towns
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Four Ward Commissioners
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Gaibandha (2007)

Three of the Four Female Commissioners
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Brahmanbaria Town, 2007

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Female Commissioner Speaking at a Meeting

Two Female Commissioners
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Brahmanbaria (2007)

The role of the female commissioner is somewhat ambiguous, as the constituency of each one overlaps with three male representatives. Until recently female commissioners typically have not been active, and they have tended not to join the most important locally decision-making bodies. This is gradually changing, however.

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