Bangladesh crossed a significant milestone in its history recently when a new cabinet was sworn in with five female ministers, the highest number in its history. But these pales in comparison with another important fact – for the first time all the important ministries are going to be led by women; Foreign, Home, Agriculture, Labor and Manpower and the Prime minister herself controlling Defence, Energy and Mineral and Power. This is a record even in the developed countries let alone in the developing world.
12 January 2009
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