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No to ’special circumstances’ in Law, No to Child Marriage

Taskin Fahmina* Child marriage is a widespread epidemic in Bangladesh. According to the UNICEF, Bangladesh has the fourth highest rate of child marriage in the world; and the highest rate of marriage involving girls under 15. It is more prevalent in rural areas where 71% of girls are married before the age of 18, compared […]

December 12, 2016 | Read full story | Comments are closed