Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, and the practice remains socially acceptable in many parts of the country. Child marriage is driven by a range of socio-economic and cultural factors and maintained by tradition. Factors that increase the risk of child marriage in Bangladesh include poverty and fear for girls’ safety and security, as well as a complex tangle of social norms and beliefs.
Dear Members, Please find the signed minutes of the 14th meeting of the BCC Working Group (BCC WG) held on 15 October 2014 after approval of last BCC WG meeting held on February 9, 2015 for your information. signed_14th_meeting_minutes_of_bcc_wg