Girl Children Need Attention

More than a quarter of Bangladeshi girls are married off by the age of 15, writes Khandakar Kohinur Akter. These girls are only children yet they start facing discrimination from an early age. Akter refers to the National Child Policy 2011 and emphasizes that the rights of female child have to be ensured through stopping discrimination, encouraging female education and ensuring security from all kinds of physical and sexual violence.

Find out more: Girl Child Issues to re-consider, by The Daily Star.

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