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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...

Unicef: Accelerated action needed to...

Action needed to end child marriage...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic threatens to roll back progress on ending child marriage

National Girl Child Day: Pandemic raising...

Pandemic raising risk of child...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 5 2020

Some parents see marriage proposals as an opportunity to ease the financial burden of

‘Police, local admin face obstacles...

‘Police, local admin face obstacles...

Bangladesh

Mon, Sep 28 2020

Speaking at the discussion, DG Parveen Akhter informed that the government plans to reduce the rate of...

ED: Ending child marriage is good for...

ED: Ending child marriage is good for...

Editorial

Fri, Sep 25 2020

It is high time that the curse of child marriage is eliminated from our national consciousness

UN: More children wed, risk trafficking...

UN: More children wed, risk trafficking...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 18 2020

More than 350 Rohingya trafficking cases were identified last year - about 15% involving children

Covid-19 despair forces girls across...

Covid-19 despair forces girls across...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 1 2020

UN estimates 12 million girls, worldwide, are wed every year before the age of 18

OP-ED: Let us not forget the...

OP-ED: Let us not forget the...

Sanzida Sharmin

Sun, Jul 26 2020

The pandemic has resulted in an increase in the rate of child marriage

Impoverished mother seeks UNO permission...

Impoverished mother seeks UNO permission...

Nation

Tue, Jul 21 2020

Nazma says it's almost impossible for her rickshaw-van driver husband to pay for her children's...

ED: Don’t let Covid-19 stand in the...

ED: Don’t let Covid-19 stand in the...

Editorial

Thu, Jul 9 2020

Abusing a child is amongst the most heinous actions any person could commit

Is Covid-19 pandemic leading to a rise...

Is Covid-19 pandemic leading to a rise...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 9 2020

Parents are using the pandemic as an opportunity to marry off their underage daughters

UN: Covid-19 puts millions more at risk...

UN: Covid-19 puts millions more at risk...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jun 30 2020

Some 33,000 girls are forced into early marriage every day usually to much older men, the report added,...

National budget allocation for women...

National budget allocation for women...

D2

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Request for specific allocation in the 2020-21 national budget to eliminate child marriage and increase...

Coronavirus puts 4m girls at risk of...

Coronavirus puts 4m girls at risk of...

World

Fri, May 15 2020

A UN report last month predicted the pandemic could lead to an extra 13 million child marriages over...

6 schoolgirls saved from child marriage...

6 schoolgirls saved from child marriage...

Nation

Sat, Mar 14 2020

The mobile court fined the guardians with Tk20,000, while a kazi (marriage officiant) was fined...

Child 'love marriages' in Nepal blight...

Child 'love marriages' in Nepal blight...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 16 2020

Some 50% of Nepali women aged between 25 to 49 were married by their 18th birthday

National dialogue on child marriage...

National dialogue on child marriage...

Dhaka

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Let us all sit together and create a master plan to have zero child marriages by the year 2030

How did Kurigram declare itself child...

How did Kurigram declare itself child...

Nation

Tue, Dec 3 2019

Experts say at least 50% of girls in ward no 8 are victim to the practice

A glaring threat against children

A glaring threat against children

Luba Khalili , Marzina Khatun

Wed, Nov 20 2019

How to combat the evils of child sexual abuse

Empowering girls should be a...

Empowering girls should be a...

Editorial

Sun, Oct 13 2019

Child marriage is one the most glaring issues that girls in our country face