Child marriage

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    Speaker for curbing child, maternal mortality

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sanstha . Madaripur | Updated at 12:09am on January 19, 2020

    Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday underscored the need for ensuring inclusive development by preventing child marriage and reducing child and maternal mortality...

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    MPs’ role in implementing SPCPD project emphasised

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:37am on December 30, 2019

    The activities of child marriage prevention and reduction of maternal and child mortality rates under SPCPD project should be set in a creative way to...

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    2 child marriage attempts foiled

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:16am on November 17, 2019

    Two child marriage attempts were foiled in Wazirpur of Barishal on Saturday at the initiatives of local member of parliament. Wazirpur upazila nirbahi officer Pranati...

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    Hollow promises of a better life

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    DESPITE the fact that slavery has long been abolished it continues to blight our world, destroying the lives of tens of millions of people. The...

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    Eliminating child marriage stressed for attaining SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:03am on October 26, 2019

    Speakers at a discussion on Friday stressed on creating public awareness along with strict enforcement of the Child Marriage Restraint Act-2017 to eliminate child marriage...

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    UNO foils child marriage bid

    United News of Bangladesh . Chandpur | Updated at 02:54am on October 12, 2019

    The local administration foiled an early marriage attempt at Songhai village in Shahrasti upazila on Friday. Acting on a tip-off, a team conducted a drive at...

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    Child marriage attempt foiled in Barishal

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    Upazila administration in Gournadi of Barishal on Friday foiled an attempt of child marriage and fined father of the bride Tk 5,000. Israt Jahan, upazila...

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    Child marriage prevention must for attaining SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    Prevention of child marriage has become a must to promote female education to ensure their equal rights for attaining the sustainable development goals. The views...

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    6 schoolgirls saved from child marriage

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:01am on September 25, 2019

    Parents of at least six schoolgirls were deterred from marrying off their teenaged girls in Lalmonirhat from Monday afternoon to Tuesday morning. An upazila administration...

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    Child marriage foiled in Pabna

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:29am on September 22, 2019

    Local administration in Pabna foiled an attempt to marry off a schoolgirl at Khayerbagan in Pabna sadar on Friday night. A mobile court led by...