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Poverty-stricken Afghans marry off underage...

Poverty-stricken Afghans marry off underage...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Afghanistan’s economy is under immense pressure, with prices of food and fuel rising sharply amid...

UNFPA representative: Bangladesh performs...

'Bangladesh better at combating Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Tue, Oct 12 2021

Although Bangladesh has a population that's  twenty times that of Swedens, the number of deaths...

Preventing child marriage: Govt plans...

Govt plans incentives for families with...

Law & Rights

Mon, Oct 11 2021

The incentives may help prevent families from thinking of girls as financial burdens, speakers say

Brac: Enhance technology to combat child...

Brac: Enhance technology to combat child...

Law and Rights

Mon, Oct 11 2021

Digitizing marriage registration, age verification can go a long way towards preventing child marriages,...

Child marriage rates soar in Cox's Bazar...

Child marriage rates soar in Cox's Bazar...

Nation

Sun, Oct 3 2021

Child marriage eats up around 9% of the women's income and 1% of national income, the study...

Child marriage: Many girls long for...

Many girls long for a return to...

Nation

Tue, Sep 28 2021

Up to 70% of girls in grade 9 and 10 in many schools are yet to return to classes

Parents flee as magistrate foils child...

Magistrate foils child bride’s...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 10 2021

The bride’s brother was fined Tk5,000 during the operation

ED: Ending the child marriage...

ED: Ending the child marriage...

Editorial

Fri, Sep 10 2021

We risk not only endangering innumerable girls, their education, and their lives, but we also put the...

50 child marriages in a Satkhira school...

50 child marriages in a Satkhira school...

Nation

Wed, Sep 8 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 149 child marriages have been prevented, says a Women Affairs...

ED: Don’t backslide on curbing child...

ED: Don’t backslide on curbing child...

Editorial

Sun, Aug 8 2021

All of this amounts to a grave violations of human rights

Child marriage shatters football star’s...

Child marriage shatters footballer's...

Nation

Sat, Aug 7 2021

Her dream was to become the best striker of Bangladesh women's football team

School closures for Covid trigger child...

School closures for Covid trigger child...

Bangladesh

Fri, Aug 6 2021

SDG target to end child marriage by 2030, national target to end child marriage by 2041 not achievable...

HC seeks explanation over punishing...

HC seeks explanation over punishing...

Court

Thu, Aug 5 2021

Two 15-year olds, who were involved in a romantic relationship, were married off by their families in...

Jailed for child marriage: HC orders...

Jailed for child marriage: HC orders...

Court

Wed, Aug 4 2021

An executive magistrate sentenced them to jail recently

A global initiative to end child marriage...

A global initiative to end child marriage...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 30 2021

Early marriage on the rise amid Covid pandemic

Patuakhali child marriage: Case filed...

Patuakhali child marriage: Case filed...

Nation

Tue, Jun 29 2021

UP chairman Shahin on Friday forcefully married the girl while her family called for an arbitration over...

Father's bid to marry off minor foiled...

Father's bid to marry off minor foiled...

Nation

Sat, Apr 10 2021

The family had fixed the marriage of the ninth grader schoolgirl in Bhangbari on Friday

OP-ED: Ending child marriage can help...

OP-ED: Ending child marriage can help...

Emily Prey

Fri, Apr 9 2021

Child marriage is not only a gross violation of the rights of children, it hurts families, communities,...

ED: Stop the shadow pandemic of domestic...

ED: Stop the shadow pandemic of domestic...

Editorial

Fri, Apr 2 2021

We must understand that such abuse of our women and girls can never be condoned

Child marriage up 13% during Covid-19...

Child marriage up 13% during Covid-19...

Law & Rights

Sun, Mar 28 2021

Loss of income of parents and school closures amid the pandemic are the main reasons behind the increase...

Child marriage: Man jailed for 15 days...

Child marriage: Man jailed for 15 days...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 12 2021

Between April and October last year, at least 13,886 children were married off in 21 districts of the...