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    6 schoolgirls saved from child marriage

    United News of Bangladesh . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:43am on September 15, 2019

    Six schoolgirls including a fifth-grader have been saved from child marriage in Sirajganj on the same day. Assistant commissioner (land) and executive magistrate Anisur Rahman...

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    23 million boys married before 15 globally: UNICEF   

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:17pm on June 08, 2019

    An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, according to the first-ever analysis on child grooms, launched on Friday...

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    Over 50m child marriages could be prevented if girls finished school

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:03am on October 12, 2018

    More than 50 million child marriages could be prevented by 2030 if all girls finished secondary school, the charity Save the Children said on Thursday....

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    500 schoolchildren show red cards to child marriage

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:24am on September 29, 2018

    Anyone who loved football had seen red cards being shown to players by a referee for foul play but it would come as a surprise...

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    Awareness on child marriage increases in Barisal, Rangpur: study

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    People of 10 upazilas in Barisal and Rangpur were now more aware of the adverse consequences of child marriage, according to a new study....

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    Early marriage should be fought on several fronts

    Khurshid Anwar  | Updated at 12:05am on May 29, 2018

    A SENSE of social insecurity has been a cause of child marriage, especially in Bangladesh....

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    HC issues rule

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:46am on October 31, 2017

    High Court on Monday issued a suo moto rule seeking explanation as to why public representatives of union parishads, city corporations and municipalities would not...

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    Checking early marriage stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 12:56am on October 21, 2017

    Speakers at a function in Gaibandha on Thursday stressed the need for checking early marriage to protect the children from malnutrition and various types of...

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    Child marriage needs to be fought on several fronts

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 13, 2017

    IT IS disparaging that about 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally every day, with child marriage deeply rooted in tradition despite being...

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    Over 20,000 girls married off illegally each day: report

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:08am on October 12, 2017

    At least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day, with child marriage often deeply rooted in tradition despite being outlawed in...

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