State Minister for ladies kid and youngsters and kids. Affairs Meier Afroz Chumki on weekday aforementioned for preventing Child Wedding.
The issue of award would be enclosed within the by-laws to be passed underneath the kid wedding Restraint Act.
The draft of the by-laws says that the govt.
Can take step to award annually people or organizations for stopping kid wedding.
Parliament passed the child wedding interference bill on Feb twenty seven.
Limiting the minimum age for ladies to marry at eighteen and men at twenty one.
Criticism properly teams upset over prospects of the increase within the rate of kid wedding for the special provision.
The president signed it on March 11.
The ‘special circumstances’ and the minimum age applicable under the ‘special provision’ have not been specified in the law.
Chumki said the by-laws would remove the confusion.
“We have taken tough action to prevent child marriage.
The district Upazila and Thana administrations have been instructed to take tough actions.
She said while addressing Women’s Economic Empowerment, Investing in Emerging.
UN Women Representative Christine Hunter and CARE Bangladesh Country Director Jamie Terzi, among, others, were present at the programme.
“Even those who stop child marriage will give special awards,” she add.
Chumki emphasised women’s financial independence through education to stop child marriage.
The minister also inaugurated a mobile phone app – ‘Sanjita’ – made by CARE for garment factory workers.
In the programmer organized by NGO CARE Bangladesh.
10 women were take awards for their role in the economic sector.