Bangladesh’s new child marriage law swings in the wrong direction

Dr Zaki Wahhaj

A report by the School’s Dr Zaki Wahhaj and Dr M Niaz Asadullah from the University of Malaya has been published in The Conversation on Bangladesh’s new child marriage law.

“According to UNICEF, Bangladesh has the highest rate of marriage in the world among girls under 15. And it is ranked eighth in terms of marriage under the age of 18.”

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