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Child marriage foiled in Kishoreganj

An eighth grade girl student in Hossainpur upazila, Kishoreganj, was saved by the local administration from being forced into marriage.

Child marriage foiled in Kishoreganj

Child marriages thwarted in Ethiopia as coronavirus locks girls out of schools

More than 500 girls have been rescued from child marriage in northern Ethiopia since schools were shut due to the new coronavirus, a regional official said, as fears mount that the pandemic is ...

Child marriages thwarted in Ethiopia as coronavirus locks girls out of schools

Man jailed for marrying a 12-year-old girl

A mobile court in Sherpur sentenced a man to one and a half years imprisonment for marrying a child on Tuesday, reports UNB.The convict was identified as Shohag Mia, 27, son of Shah Ali of Saluatala ...

Man jailed for marrying a 12-year-old girl

Child marriage: When and how to stop it

Despite numerous programmes and projects undertaken by the government, elimination of child marriage is still a far cry in the country as per the recent statistics and survey revealed by various ...

Child marriage: When and how to stop it

Save the Children marks 30 yrs of UNCRC

Save the Children in Bangladesh has celebrated the 30th anniversary of United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) highlighting a number of issues including child marriage, child ...

Save the Children marks 30 yrs of UNCRC

Child marriage averted for 9 girls

Six underage girls were rescued from child marriage by the intervention of upazila administration in Sirajganj sadar on Friday. On the same day, two girls in Satkhira and one in Meherpur also were ...

Child marriage averted for 9 girls

Child marriage bid foiled in Sirajganj

A mobile court foiled an early marriage bid in Charbania village in Sadar upazila of Sirajganj on Monday night, reports UNB.The victim, an eighth grader at a local school, is only ...

Child marriage bid foiled in Sirajganj

3 girls rescued from child marriage

Police in an anti-child marriage drive arrested 14 people, including a bridegroom, bride and Kazi, in Barguna on Saturday, reports UNB.Shibganj police arrested them conducting a night-long drive. ...

3 girls rescued from child marriage

Building bridges, real and social

He was only 12 at the time. There was a canal near his house. He had to swim down the canal to go to school every day. There was an old boat in his house that he later used to cross the canal along ...

Building bridges, real and social

3 child marriages stopped in Sirajganj

The local administration foiled three child marriages in Sadar upazila of Sirajganj on Friday night, reports UNB.Led by assistant commissioner (Land) Anisur Rahman, a mobile court stopped the child ...

3 child marriages stopped in Sirajganj
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