Essay On Genocide In Bangladesh

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Bangladesh gained Independence from Pakistan in 1971 and established a working Constitution the year following. Residing on the apex of the Bay of Bengal, alongside Myanmar and India and containing Asia’s three largest rivers forming the fertile Bengal Delta has led the nation to become a middle power state in international affairs and a major developing country.

Introduction When examining the last 30 to 40 years, Bangladesh gained their independence from Pakistan, and established a new constitution and government. The country went through turmoil in the genocide which led to their current state, in the process, upwards of three million people died. The concept of genocide when discussed on the global landscape is highly scrutinized because it depicts heinous crimes on humankind and it typically reflects a country’s inability to grow their GDP, lower the poverty line or decrease the Gini coefficient. The notion that Bangladesh has been able to overcome adversity and increase their overall GDP and citizen well-being is astounding in the short
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According to the World Bank, poverty in Bangladesh from 2000 to 2010 fell from 63 million living below the poverty line to 47 million with a declining rate of 1.7% each year of the decade and an increase in overall population (WORLD BANK). In addition to overall improvement in living standards, those in urban areas have seen improvements in the goods they purchase and the amount of education their children are receiving which is the highest in history. What can still be found is poverty is centralized in rural areas. To combat this secretion, a multi-sectoral overall in rural areas primarily in agriculture will result in an increase in job creation and promote investments in the

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