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A problem that won’t solve itself

A problem that won’t solve itself

Editorial

Thu, Oct 25 2018

Child-birth at very young ages has serious long-term health-related consequences for both girls and...

Report: Number of child marriages...

Report: Number of child marriages...

Nation

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Last year, more than 50% girls got married by 18th birthday

Jessore UNO offers Tk50 for child marriage...

Jessore UNO offers Tk50 for child marriage...

Nation

Thu, Aug 16 2018

Md Ahsan Ullah Sharifi announced the plan on Wednesday, less than a week after becoming the UNO of Manirampur...

National Plan of Action launched to...

National action plan to end child marriage...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 2 2018

The NPA has been developed as a result of a lengthy, broad and inclusive process of consultations at...

16-year-old boy from Kushtia has been...

16-year-old boy from Kushtia has been...

D2

Tue, Jul 24 2018

Since January 2017, the teenager has married four times, and divorced three times

Mobile court confronted while preventing...

Mobile court confronted in Bogra

Nation

Sat, Jun 30 2018

Two people have been sentenced to jail on charges of obstructing government administration over the...

Child marriage stopped in Tangail

Child marriage stopped in Tangail

Nation

Wed, Jun 20 2018

A man planned to marry off his underage daughter

Govt launches mobile app project to...

Govt launches mobile app project to...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 18 2018

In an effort to curb child marriage in the country, the government has initiated a

Brotee announces 100 villages as child...

Brotee announces 100 villages as child...

Nation

Sun, Apr 29 2018

The organization has also claimed to have induced a significant decline in dowry marriages, claiming...

Making girls’ education up to XII mandatory...

Making girls’ education up to XII mandatory...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 29 2018

A parliamentary watchdog has also suggested holding assembly with students, teachers and guardians in...

Invisible people

Invisible people

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

The gendered vulnerability to climate change in Bangladesh

Officials thwart child marriage after...

Officials thwart child marriage after...

Nation

Mon, Mar 5 2018

The helpline has been set up to prevent violence against women and children, act against child marriage...

Child marriage foiled in

Child marriage foiled in

Nation

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Upon receiving a tip off, police, the ward councilor and locals rushed to the wedding venue and stopped...

From a Bangladeshi child bride to a...

From a Bangladeshi child bride to a...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 13 2018

From a house help, to almost becoming a child bride, to finally becoming a Microsoft brand ambassador,...

A violation of her right to choose

A violation of her right to choose

Opinion

Fri, Dec 8 2017

Why SRHR matters

Protecting children from...

Protecting children from...

Opinion

Thu, Dec 7 2017

The way forward is to legislate against such discriminatory practices, rather than allowing child marriage,...

Give our girls a chance

Give our girls a chance

Shazia Omar , Shazia Omar

Thu, Nov 9 2017

How we treat our girls tells a lot about a nation, and Bangladesh needs to up its game

HC for making local public representatives...

HC for making local public representatives...

Court

Mon, Oct 30 2017

Secretaries of Public Administration, Local Government, Women and Children Affairs and Social Welfare...

Police save schoolgirl from child marriage...

Police save schoolgirl from child marriage...

Nation

Thu, Oct 19 2017

'As her parents failed to show any documents to support that she was over 18, the police stopped the...

‘Bangladesh has the highest child marriage...

‘Bangladesh has the highest child marriage...

Health

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The 2nd Bangladesh National Youth Conference on Family Planning (BNYCFP 2017) was organised by International...

Over 20,000 girls married off illegally...

Over 20,000 girls married off illegally...

World

Thu, Oct 12 2017

About 7.5 million girls become child brides every year in countries where early marriage is banned, the...