Fund allocation for female councilor is 1/3 of a male one

Fund allocation for female councilor is 1/3 of a male one

The first challenge that we face in our work is that the fund allocation for any development work is equal for both male and female councilor. But, a male councilor gets that amount for a ward only and his female counterpart gets the same amount for three wards. So allocation for us is very low. […]

Need to frame specific policy on work jurisdiction of female councilor

Need to frame specific policy on work jurisdiction of female councilor

The words of a female councilor are neither appreciated nor do they get encouragement for work. That is why we lose our interest to do something. The main problem is that we are elected as candidates from reserve seats. We face problems regularly because there is an absence of specific job description for us. There […]

The Environment-Friendly Village

The Environment-Friendly Village

I am the Panel Chairman of Bherbheri Union Parishad of Khansama Upazila. I have been serving in this position for the last two years. Chairman of this Union Parishad, Md. Abdul Haque Siraji, has been absconding in a court case. Before that, I served as a Member of the Union Parishad. Because of inspiration from […]

Child-to-Child Hygiene Behaviour Change

Child-to-Child Hygiene Behaviour Change

Khondaker Md. Asaduzzaman Chairman, Gosinga Union Parishad, Sreepur, Gazipur This is for the first time I have become a Chairman of this Union Parishad. I participated in election first time in 2011 and people elected me with a big margin. My grandfather was a two-time elected chairman of this Union Parishad. Inspiration from my grandfather […]