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Bangladesh: Exclusive Coverage of Attempt to Stop a Child Marriage

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It is estimated every three seconds somewhere in the world a girl is forced to marry against her will. In Bangladesh 20% of girls become wives before their 15th birthday. Now campaigners are stepping up their efforts to put a stop to the practice. The BBC's correspondent Angus Crawford got exclusive access to one attempt to halt a wedding.

 

 

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Meira Svirsky

Meira Svirsky is the editor of ClarionProject.org