Watch: This simple, empowering campaign against child marriage in Bangladesh hits the right notes – Scroll In

Bangladesh has the fourth-highest rate of child marriage in the world. Though the numbers have reportedly declined in the last three years – it is still a critical issue in the country with a 43% rate of child marriage.

To build better awareness about ending the tradition of child marriage, a nationwide campaign, “Raise the Beat” was launched on July 31 by the country’s Ministry of Women and Child Affairs, developed with the support of UNICEF, UNFPA and Government of Canada.

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