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Child Marriage

Child Marriage

BRAC Dialogue

‘Girls must be brought back to schools’

11 October was the International Day of The Girl Child. A discussion has been held titled ‘Girls must be brought back to schools' by BRAC to mark the day.

‘Girls must be brought back to schools’

Virtual dialogue

Girls want a chance to fulfill their dreams

In a virtual dialogue organised by CARE Bangladesh’s Tipping Point Initiative and the Kendeda Fund, with Prothom Alo as media partner, girls spoke freely about their hopes, wishes, expectations and ...

Mahbuba Sultana, Tahmina Haque, Humaira Farhanaz, Rounaq Jahan, Kamrun Nahar

More children wed, risk trafficking in Rohingya camps in pandemic: UN

Child marriage is on the rise in Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee camps and the risk of human trafficking grows with every day the pandemic shuts youth services, according to a UN-led study that was ...

Rohingya refugee children attend a class to learn Burmese language at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 9 April 2019.

Child marriage and child abuse

Local administration cannot avoid liability

The economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak on public life is visible, but the impact on the social sphere is being overlooked. Child marriage and child abuse are matters of grave concern at the ...

Local administration cannot avoid liability

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
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