Early Marriage

Early Marriage

Roundtable

Violence against Women: Reproductive health and family planning services

A roundtable on ‘Gender Based Violence in relation with Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights and Family Planning Services’ was held on 13 December 2021, organised by USAID Sukhi Jibon, Pathfinder ...

Violence against Women: Reproductive health and family planning services

Roundtable discussion

Awareness and publicity reduce early marriage

Increasing public awareness and publicity by involving people reduces early marriage at a significant rate

Plan International Bangladesh, Swedish Embassy in Dhaka and RDRS jointly organised the roundtable discussion on 'Child Marriage Violation of Child Rights, Prevention and Progress' at Prothom Alo office on Wednesday

Interview: Shahnaz Huda

Child marriage increases in fear of poverty, insecurity

Shahnaz Huda, a professor of law at the University of Dhaka, talked to Prothom Alo about the rising trend of child marriage during coronavirus pandemic and other issues.

Child marriage increases in fear of poverty, insecurity

Child marriage

How to bring back dropout students?

Child marriage was already prevalent in Bangladesh. No efforts from either government or non-government organisations were enough to stave off this social menace. Child marriage has turned into an ...

How to bring back dropout students?

School closure due to Covid-19

50,000 students likely have dropped out in Kurigram

Teachers and concerned officials said this as school reopened on Sunday after nearly 18 months amid a festive atmosphere and calls for maintaining Covid-19 health guidelines

Students at Baniabazar Government Primary School, Jamalpur on 12 September 2021

Satkhira school sees 50 child marriages

A total of 66 girls of Alipur Adarsha Girls High School in Satkhira were married off this year during the closure of the school due to coronavirus. At least 50 of them were victims of child ...

Satkhira school sees 50 child marriages

Virtual Roundtable

‘Concerted efforts can prevent child marriage’

Child marriage has increased during the coronavirus pandemic. Concerted efforts can prevent this

‘Concerted efforts can prevent child marriage’

Father's bid to marry off minor foiled in Thakurgaon

Officials of the local administration have foiled a bid to marry off a minor girl in Thakurgaon's Ranishankail upazila

Father's bid to marry off minor foiled in Thakurgaon

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
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