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New legislation in Bangladesh which will allow girls under the age of 18 to be married-off legally in “special circumstances” is a step backwards for young woman, the International Planned Parenthood Federation has warned. The Child Marriage restraint Bill 2017 ...
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In Bangladesh more than 60% of young women are married before they turn 18. This film follows Nipa, who was forced into marriage as a schoolgirl. Why? She brought shame on her family by talking to a boy.
IPPF has always produced a substantial range of printed publications to support and report on its work. But recently, the organization has begun to make more vigorous use of film and video. Today, IPPF’s Girls Decide mini-film series won a ...
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In Bangladesh, 14 year old Hosna is to be married off by her parents. She’s frightened. She doesn't want to drop out of school, nor to lose the chance of a proper education and the prospects it brings. This film ...