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Health Desk—Dec 25, 2017: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on women and children affairs ministry on Sunday recommended taking steps to organise an hour-long session on early marriage every week at colleges for increasing awareness among the students.

The recommendation came at the 41st meeting of the committee at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with its Chairman Rebeka Mamin presiding, said an official release.

Committee members Mahabub Ara Begum Gini, Begum Nasrin Jahan Ratna, Begum Fazilatun Nessa, Amina Ahmed, Monowara Begum and Rifat Amin attended the meeting.

The meeting held discussions on the health services programmes being implemented by the ministry at different centers, clinics and hospitals.

The committee also recommended holding six job fairs at divisional level, the release added.