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Child Marriage Law and Freedom of Choice in Bangladesh

Asadullah, M. Niaz, Wahhaj, Zaki (2016) Child Marriage Law and Freedom of Choice in Bangladesh. Economics & Political Weekly, L1 (3). pp. 24-26. ISSN 0012-9976. E-ISSN 2349-8846. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:83773)

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Abstract

While the Government of Bangladesh seems to be genuinely concerned about the social challenges caused by the practice of child marriage and the laws governing such a marriage, its approach to the issue seems confused and may ultimately be counterproductive.

Item Type: Article
Projects: [UNSPECIFIED] The Role of Secondary Schooling and Gender Norms in the Long-term Opportunities and Choices of Rural Bangladeshi Women
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Zaki Wahhaj
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2020 16:43 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021 15:24 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/83773 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Asadullah, M. Niaz: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8047-5548
Wahhaj, Zaki: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8285-7670
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