Help Us End Child Marriage in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, with 20% of girls becoming wives before their 15th birthday, even though 18 is the minimum age allowed by law. It's a practice still rife in Bangladesh despite being illegal. Some call it modern day slavery. Child brides drop out of school and are rarely allowed to work. Often they become victims of domestic violence. They lose their childhood completely. And with their bodies too young for child bearing, pregnancy resul...

  • Member since April 24, 2012