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Still the highest in the region

In 2006-17, 59pc marriages in Bangladesh involved girls below 18, UN study finds A staggering 59 percent of the marriages that took place in Bangladesh between 2006 and 2017 involved

Focus on ending child marriage must not stop

The issue of child marriage encompasses various social and economic barriers that still exist in Bangladesh, where the rate of child marriage is one of the highest in the world.

‘IMAGE Plus’ has launched with the slogan ‘Let Dreams Get Wings’

There are millions of early married girls in Bangladesh who are deprived of basic rights including education, nutrition, sexual and reproductive health and rights. IMAGE project is working since 2014

IMAGE Plus Campaign on International Women’s Day

A week long IMAGE Campaign has started from 7th March. The theme slogan of the campaign is ‘I do Exist’ in Bangla ‘আমিও আছি’. The aim of the campaign is

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

Thousands of development workers and school children are gathered at the Shahid Miner to show their support to ensure women rights and equality. The event is organized by ‘Shamajik Protirodh

Talk show Rajkahon – Talking about Early Married Girls

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Talk show Rajkahon will be telecasted at Channel DBC at 11PM to 12AM. Honorable guests: Meher Afroz Chumki, State Minister for Women and

Case Story – Realization of Elias

‘I couldn’t have finished my HSC if my elder sister was not there for me’, said Elias. Elias grew up in Kurigram district; his father is a farmer who has

Case Story – Happier married life of Khadija

Khadija lives in Noyapara village, Nilphamari district. She was the only daughter with four brothers in the family. She was married off only at the age of 13, though she

Case Story – Parvin’s dream

Parvin was married off at a very young age. She didn’t get the opportunity to experience childhood but became a mother only at the age of 14. Her life became

Let’s talk about child marriage and early married girls

A discussion session is going to organize with the theme of ‘Child Marriage and Early Married Girls’ at Spectra Convention Centre, Gulshan. This session is a part of the ongoing