Author / source: Independent online/bdnews24
About 100 women take part in the four-day Conference legislators - 60 from Bangladesh - and 40 from other South Asian countries.
"Peace, prosperity and democracy are focal points of the discussion where participants can exchange their experiences," said free speaks of the US Embassy in Dhaka Nick Dean at the opening session in the Radisson Hotel.
USAID, UKAID and Asia Foundation are the organizers of the Conference, where women take part of executives from Afghanistan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
The Conference would serve to a regional network of parliamentarians women start and she would set up a secretariat, to communicate with each other, has Dean.
She said that the journey of women leadership in Bangladesh in 1970 began when National Assembly election won seven women.
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