|Published : 15 Apr 2017, 15:47:44 | Updated : 15 Apr 2017, 15:50:22|
Community consciousness key to prevent child marriage
Public representatives and development activists at a pre-rally discussion in Rajshahi said that creating mass-awareness has become an urgent need to prevent child marriage.
To this end, all concerned including teachers, parents, religious leaders and members of civil society and school managing committee should put in their level best efforts.
The collective efforts will supplement the national work plan 2013-2025 for combating violence against women and children and achieving the sustainable development goals- 2030, they said at the discussion on Saturday.
The Hunger Project Bangladesh (THPB) organised the bicycle-rally in
Mougachhi Union Parishad area under Mohanpur Upazila in the district in association with Her Choice Programme’s Safe School for Girls Campaign.
Chairman of the union parishad Al Amin Biswash addressed the discussion as chief guest with Shariful Islam, headmaster of Mougachhi High School, in the chair. source – BSS