Educational Training Interventions Help Delay Child Marriage Among Bangladeshi Girls, Study Shows

The Guardian: Educating girls could cut child marriage in Bangladesh by a third, study says
“Child marriage in Bangladesh could drop by up to one-third if girls receive educational support or skills training, according to a study looking at ways to combat the practice in a country with one of the highest prevalence rates. The Population Council’s Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (Balika) project evaluated the success of three approaches in delaying the number of girls under 18 being married off…” (Ford, 4/5).