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Letter From Bangladesh - Developing Gender-Responsive Community Policing in Bangladesh

NCJ Number
Crime Prevention & Community Safety Volume: 14 Issue: 1 Dated: February 2012 Pages: 69-77
Maggy Lee; Syed Jahangeer Haider
Date Published
February 2012
9 pages
The article discusses efforts to introduce gender-responsive community policing in Bangladesh.
This article reports on the development of a multi-agency partnership project to introduce gender-responsive community policing in Bangladesh. It considers the nature of crime prevention and community-policing forum initiatives in four pilot sites and examines some of the difficulties encountered and progress made in promoting police responsiveness and the safety of women and other vulnerable groups in Bangladesh society. (Published Abstract)