17 women elected MPs in 10th JS, Bangladesh

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17 women elected MPs in 10th JS, Bangladesh

The 10th parliamentary polls see 17 women candidates elected, according to unofficial results of the election. The number is just one less than the historic high of the 2008 election, when 18 women were elected.
However, the current figure can still level the previous high if Mosammat Razia Begum of Jatiya Party (Manju) gets elected from Gaibandha - 1 that awaits re-election. 

We invite you to read the full article published January 7, 2014

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