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School enrollment high but dropouts...

School enrollment high but dropouts...

Education

Fri, Sep 8 2017

The government, however, claims steps are being taken to reduce the high level of dropouts

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...

Chumki: Sharp decline in child...

Chumki: Sharp decline in child...

Law & Rights

Tue, Aug 1 2017

'Teenagers need to made aware of their sexual health and their rights and the harmful effects of child...

National multimedia campaign launched...

National multimedia campaign launched...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 31 2017

In addition to print and broadcasting, digital media like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and mobile messaging...

With climate change driving child marriage...

With climate change driving child marriage...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jul 22 2017

Monitoring of child marriage rates over the last two years suggests that numbers are falling

Why do so many men rape?

Why do so many men rape?

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Jul 13 2017

We're all culpable

Abhaynagar UNO foils child marriage...

Abhaynagar UNO foils child marriage...

Nation

Wed, Jun 7 2017

Child marriage has been a cause of much concern in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi women stamp out poverty,...

Bangladeshi women stamp out poverty,...

What the World Says

Tue, Jun 6 2017

The programme has helped participants improve their living standards and grow stronger financially

Child marriage stopped in...

Child marriage stopped in...

Nation

Thu, May 25 2017

Bangladesh has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world

Patriarchy: The deep rooted cultural...

Patriarchy: The deep rooted cultural...

Law & Rights

Sun, May 21 2017

Based in New Delhi, Kamla has been an activist for over 35 years

Speakers: Child Marriage Act helping...

Speakers: Child Marriage Act helping...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 16 2017

According to Section 19 of the law, a child marriage should not be considered an offence if it meant...

Another girl gets her forced marriage...

Another girl gets her forced marriage...

Nation

Thu, Apr 27 2017

'I want to continue my studies and I am still too young to get married. But, my family is forcibly marrying...

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...

14-year-old girl appeals to dissolve...

14-year-old girl appeals to dissolve...

Nation

Tue, Apr 25 2017

In her defence, Mili's mother claims she stays out of the house most of the time in the name of educational...

Madrasa girl saved from child...

Madrasa girl saved from child...

Nation

Thu, Apr 13 2017

The father of the to-be bride was speared after he gave an undertaking that he would not marry off his...

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...

Malaysia decides not to criminalise...

Malaysia decides not to criminalise...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Apr 5 2017

The proposal was voted down by the majority of parliament

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...

Preying on the vulnerable

Preying on the vulnerable

Shazia Omar , Farhana Afroz , Shazia Omar

Thu, Mar 30 2017

How to eliminate child marriage from our country