Bangladesh: Tackling child marriage through offering education and accommodation to girls

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students. The Bishop of Kushtia, Samuel Mankhin, told ACNS that the percentage of women who received education in the districts of Meherpur and Chuadanga were very low in comparison to the rest of the country. Read more here about the great strides this church is taking to combat child marriage:

http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2016/08/church-tackles-female-poverty-and-child-marriages-with-education-boost.aspx?utm_source=Child+marriage+in+the+News+-+Girls+Not+Brides&utm_campaign=41d1381a27-CM_in_the_news_5th_August_20168_4_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c21d02558c-41d1381a27-382382293

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