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.
BCCP announces its 20th Workshop on Advances in Strategic Communication from February 22 – March 05 2015. Application deadline: February 05 2015. Visit BCCP website link below for details. http://www.bangladesh-ccp.org/home/eventsDetails/33