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‘Game-changer’ phone app aims to end child marriage in Bangladesh

‘Game-changer’ phone app aims to end child marriage in Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh has one of the world’s highest rates of child marriage, despite laws that ban girls under 18 and men under 21 from marrying.
  • Campaigners say girls who marry young often drop out of school and face a greater risk of rape, domestic abuse and forced pregnancies, which may put their lives in danger.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation ·