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2017 in review: 13 children killed every...

2017 in review: 13 children killed every...

Crime

Sat, Dec 30 2017

95 children were tortured to death by their parents during this period

Ending child marriage will benefit Bangladesh...

Ending child marriage will benefit Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 7 2017

Bangladesh could save 11.7% of its total education budget by 2030 by eliminating child marriage and early...

Rights activists question whether child...

Rights activists question whether child...

Law & Rights

Sun, Aug 20 2017

The Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 was passed on February 27 with a special provision allowing underage...

SMS system to combat child

SMS system to combat child

Law & Rights

Sat, Aug 12 2017

Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, with 52% of girls married before...

A failure to protect

A failure to protect

Jahanara Nuri

Sat, Jul 22 2017

Economic growth means nothing if we can’t keep girls and women safe from abuse

Let’s rethink the restraint act

Let’s rethink the restraint act

Mohammad Shaiful Islam

Mon, May 29 2017

Child marriage is just wrong, no exceptions

NHRC Chief: Section 19 of Child Marriage...

NHRC Chief: Section 19 of Child Marriage...

Law & Rights

Tue, Apr 25 2017

Speakers at the National Conference to Follow-up on Regional Action Plan to Combat Child Marriage jointly...

HC questions 'special circumstances'...

HC questions 'special circumstances'...

Court

Mon, Apr 10 2017

The HC on Monday ruled asking why the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 should be declared inconsistent...

Rangpur division holds workshop on averting...

Rangpur division holds workshop on averting...

Nation

Sun, Apr 2 2017

The Rangpur Divisional Commissioner Office organised the event with the support of Global Affairs Canada...

Does Bangladesh have  an age of...

Does Bangladesh have an age of...

Niaz Alam

Sat, Mar 11 2017

Logically, it should be the same as the minimum age for marriage

Chumki: Special provision of child marriage...

Chumki: Special provision of child marriage...

Law & Rights

Wed, Mar 8 2017

The new law allows courts and guardians to approve marriages of underage brides and grooms in 'special...

‘Special cases’ in Child Marriage Act...

‘Special cases’ in Child Marriage Act...

Law & Rights

Wed, Mar 8 2017

State Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs Meher Afroze Chumki said the exact details of what would...

Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 to...

Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 to...

Law & Rights

Tue, Feb 28 2017

The government has not considered the repercussions the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 will have on...

Parliament passes law allowing child...

Parliament passes law allowing child...

Law & Rights

Mon, Feb 27 2017

The bill drew criticism from various quarters for allowing child marriage in the name of 'special...