Posts By Sukla Dey

Notes from the Field

School Helps Discourage Child Marriages in Bangladesh

March 24, 2010

Forced child marriages continue to plague young women throughout the world, depriving them of their most basic rights, including access to education. According to UNICEF, child marriages (under 18 years old) are most common in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, with Bangladesh ranking one of the highest at 65 percent. Rukhsana Zaman Shanu, from Bangladesh’s […]

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Law Books Fill Important Need in Bangladesh

May 20, 2009

Dhaka University has one of the oldest and most respected law programs in Bangladesh; its graduates go on to become champions of justice and equality in a country where both are in short supply. As Bangladesh’s largest public university, its students arrive from all corners of the country – from thatched houses in rural villages […]

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