Ending Child Marriage The Way Forward

Child marriage is a violation of their rights guaranteed under the Constitution of Bangladesh and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). There are over 60 million children in Bangladesh of which 30 million are girls, who are affected by child marriage, stand to be robbed of their childhood and deprived of education and good health. If allowed to continue, Bangladesh stands to lose remarkable girls, young future leaders from contributing in making its vision of a middle income country and beyond, a reality.

Collections Bangladesh Practical Answers Social Development
Issue Date 2016-01
Format Policy Paper
Rights Holders Plan International Bangladesh