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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...

Unicef: 10m additional girls at risk...

Unicef: 10m additional girls at risk...

World

Mon, Mar 8 2021

With 25 million child marriages averted in the last decade, Unicef issues warning on International Women’s...

Post-economic burden of Covid pandemic...

Pandemic continues to drive child...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 2 2021

Study finds significant increase in child marriage despite majority of incidents going unreported

The boss fight

The boss fight

D2

Sun, Feb 21 2021

Santwana Rani Roy uses martial arts to keep girls safe from child marriage

ED: Valuing sons and daughters...

ED: Valuing sons and daughters...

Editorial

Wed, Jan 27 2021

It is high time we well and truly got past these absurd prejudices

From child marriage to revenge porn:...

10 set-backs for women in 2020

World

Tue, Dec 29 2020

Covid-19 forced school closures in most countries, impacting hundreds of millions of girls

Speakers: Father’s role vital in stopping...

Speakers: Father’s role vital in stopping...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 17 2020

A father can play the pivotal role in stopping child marriage as his decision is considered the final...

Birth registration database: Effective...

Birth registration database can prevent...

Law & Rights

Mon, Dec 14 2020

There was a 262% rise in the number of child marriages between May and June

Great strides, but more work needed...

Great strides, but more work needed...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 7 2020

At the webinar, four early married girls from the IMAGE Plus project areas, shared their life experience...

National Emergency Service 999 prevents...

999 prevents 3,685 child marriages in...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 5 2020

79% of the calls received by National Emergency Service are blank, crank, or prank calls

Jessore madrasa loses 20 girl students...

Madrasa loses 20 students to child marriage...

Nation

Tue, Dec 1 2020

The students, who are now absent, include two sixth-graders, four seventh-graders, six eighth-graders...

Govt saved 6,371 girls from child marriage...

Govt saved 6,371 girls from child marriage...

Law & Rights

Mon, Nov 23 2020

‘It is the immediate measures taken by the government that significantly decreased child marriage...

OP-ED: Children without childhoods

OP-ED: Children without childhoods

Anusha Islam Raha

Mon, Nov 16 2020

It is our duty to provide every child with an education and protect them from exploitation

Report: Covid-19 puts half a million...

500K more girls at risk of child...

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 18 2020

Bangladesh has the highest prevalence of child marriage in South Asia, according to Unicef

ED: Bringing our rape laws up to...

ED: Bringing our rape laws up to...

Editorial

Thu, Oct 8 2020

How can we conceive any form of justice in cases of sexual violence when the eyes of justice themselves...