Hidden Connections: Climate Change & Child Marriage in Bangledesh

It was after floods washed away her family’s river-front land in Bangladesh’s northern Jamalpur district that Brishti Rafiq’s widowed father brought her to live in Dhaka. “We couldn’t survive like that. We had no property or anything,” she said of her former home. She was only three or four years old when they came to the city, but her father soon arranged a job for her, as a maid for another family. Read more here:

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