Child marriage

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    Woman, son jailed over child marriage

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 01:55am on July 05, 2020

    A mobile court sentenced a bridegroom, his mother and their associate to six-month imprisonment early Saturday on charge of arranging child marriage in Agailjhara upazila...

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    Study shows Bangladesh’s progress in improving children’s health

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:54pm on February 24, 2020

    Bangladesh has made great strides in several areas related to health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and child protection with sharp decline in child...

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     Three jailed for child marriage in Magura

    United News of Bangladesh. Magura | Updated at 11:53am on February 09, 2020

    A mobile court on Saturday jailed three persons, including the groom, for child marriage at Sonarpur village in Mohammadpur upazila. Bride's father Shafiul Islam and...

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    Child marriage foiled in Lalmonirhat

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:50am on February 05, 2020

    Local administration in Lalmonirhat foiled an attempt to marry off a schoolgirl at Char Votemari of Kaliganj in the district on Monday night. A mobile...

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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...