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The Epidemic of Child Marriage in Bangladesh

Author:
Human Rights Watch
Source:
YouTube
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Publication Year:
2015
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

This video explains how poverty, natural disasters and inaction from the government leads to child marriage as a “survival strategy” for various families in Bangladesh. It also discusses how some local officials go against government laws and facilitate early marriages by accepting bribes or fake documentation.

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