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Stop Plan to Lower Marriage Age to 16

(Dhaka) – The Bangladesh government is yet to take sufficient steps to end child marriage, in spite of promises to do so, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Instead, in steps in the wrong direction, after her July…
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Ending Child Marriage Should Include Support for Victims, At-Risk Girls

(New York) – The Bangladeshi government should set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to comply with international prohibitions against child marriage, Human Rights Watch said. Recent media reports indicate the prime minister’s cabinet is considering a…