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Vow to build child marriage-free society

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Health Desk-- 2nd July, 2018: Over 700 female students of eight high schools at a rally in Panchagarh have vowed for building a society free from child marriage.

A press release on Sunday said Debiganj upazila administration in association with the social advocacy and knowledge dissemination unit of RDRS Bangladesh organised the rally with assistance of Palli Karma Sohayok Foundation at Laksmirhat under Debiganj upazila on Saturday.

Debiganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer Ram Krishna Barman addressed the discussion arranged on the occasion to create social awareness for preventing child marriage and promoting female education as the chief guest.

With Coordinator (Microfinance) of RDRS Bangladesh Gautam Halder in the chair, Upazila Vice-chairman Parimal Dey Sarker and Programme Manager (Microfinance) for Panchagarh Rezaul Karim addressed the occasion as special guests.

The speakers called upon the adolescents, their guardians and local public representatives to prevent any child marriage through collective initiatives.