Despite recent progress, Bangladesh still has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide. Over 60% of girls are married by the tim

Despite recent progress, Bangladesh still has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide. Over 60% of girls are married by the time they are 18 years old, and 18% by the age of 15. The main factors are poverty and the desire to protect girls from harm, particularly "Eve teasing", aka sexual harassment
Despite recent progress, Bangladesh still has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide. Over 60% of girls are married by the time they are 18 years old, and 18% by the age of 15. The main factors are poverty and the desire to protect girls from harm, particularly "Eve teasing", aka sexual harassment #fairtrade #genderequity #womenempowerment #earlymarriage #girlseducation #maisonbengal
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