Child Marriage in Bangladesh

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

How did Bangladeshi women fare in 2022?

Women's achievements were overshadowed by the gendered inequalities they continue to face

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Reducing child marriage is crucial for reducing violence against women

Research has found strong links between child marriage and increased violence against women and gender inequality

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

From early marriage to risky pregnancy: We must break the cycle

Failure to prevent child marriage is leading to risky adolescent pregnancies in Bangladesh

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

How do we help our girl children take the big leap?

How many women or girls in our country get the opportunity to chase their dreams?

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Stop secret child marriages

There is no alternative to awareness and effective intervention to stop the culture of child marriage

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

Protect children and women from abuse

Latest data depicts a shocking picture of child marriage, sexual violence

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Child Marriage: Parents, registrar jailed for six months

The parents of two minors and a marriage registrar (kazi) have been sentenced to six months’ imprisonment for their involvement in child marriage in Bagerhat.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Should child age limit be lowered to try juvenile crimes?

The answer isn’t easy, but it’s vital that we consider all options

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Normalise happy divorces, not unhappy marriages

Why do we never question the psychological impact on children stuck between two parents in an unhappy marriage?

July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019

Development challenges even stiffer now

Bangladesh is facing huge population and development related challenges owing to high prevalence of child marriage, early pregnancy, and sluggish progress in family planning and poor youth unemployment, said experts yesterday.