Child marriage

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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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    Climate change driving child marriage risks in Bangladesh: UNICEF chief

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:48am on July 21, 2017

    Climate change-driven extreme weather – from flooding and mudslides to blistering heat – is accelerating migration to Bangladesh’s cities, raising the risks of problems such...

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    The way forward

    by Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    THE purpose of enacting the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 is to restrain child marriages in Bangladesh...

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    A mere dream

    by Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on July 07, 2017

    IN BANGLADESH the law restricting child marriage is likely to fail in meeting the goal of the law and conversely, boosts child marriages rather than...

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    SMS system can prevent child marriage: experts

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:25am on June 08, 2017

    Application of short message service system using information and communication technology to check age of bride and groom can become the most effective tool in...

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    Child marriage foiled in Jessore

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jessore | Updated at 12:16am on May 26, 2017

    A Jessore mobile court here on Thursday saved an under aged girl from being the victim of child marriage in Abhaynagar upazila in Jessore...