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Early Marriage

Early Marriage

Interview of M Niaz Asadullah

'Patriarchy still shapes actual fertility decision-making'

M Niaz Asadullah, professor of economics at the University of Malaya, finds a growing gender balance in fertility preference in Bangladesh

'Patriarchy still shapes actual fertility decision-making'

Pakistani MP marries 14-year-old girl, probe ordered

Pakistan police have launched an investigation into the marriage of a 14-year-old girl with Maulana Salahuddin Ayubi, leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and a member of national assembly (MNA) ...

Pakistani MP marries 14-year-old girl, probe ordered

Rohingya Crisis

‘What choice do we have?’

Stay in a squalid refugee camp -- hopeless, starving, and made to feel a burden -- or leave, risking death, rape, human trafficking and months at sea to reach a husband you’ve never met

A Rohingya refugee looks from inside a kitchen of the camp for widows and orphans inside the Balukhali camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 5 December 2017