Checking child marriage through active participation of all underscored

Special Correspondent, Gaibandha : 13 Time View :
Update : Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Speakers in a function here underscored the need for checking child marriage through active participation of all to build a better society.

“ As the presidents of the mosjid committee are respectable in the society, they can play significant role to build child marriage free society. They can also motivate the musullis after the Jumma prayers through group discussions.

Apart from this, In addition, as they can participate in the village arbitration very often, they can highlight the negative impacts of child marriage to the participants before or after the arbitrationThus a revival against child marriage can be created”, they also said.

They made the comments while they were addressing a discussion meeting at the hall room of Kanchipara Union Parishad (UP) under Fulchhariupazila in the district on Monday noon.

In the inspiration of the chairman of the parishad, UP World Vision Bangladesh, Christian, humanitarian development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with the most vulnerable children, arranged the function under Strengthening Social &Behaviour Change project funded by UNICEF

Local UP chairman SM Sohel Rana attended the function and addressed it as the chief discussant. Khatib and pess imams of different mosques of the unions, local elite, teachers, students and their guardians took part in the discussion while Program officer Rekhakhatun moderated the ceremony.

The speakers in their speeches emphasized for building social movement about child marriage to have a better society.

UP Chairman SM Sohel Rana in his speeches gave his commitment saying that he would take necessary measures so that the Khatib and pess imams of the mosques of the union could play role in checking child marriage through discussion before or after khutba of Jumma prayers.

As the union would be declared child marriage free union immediately, he sought whole-hearted cooperation of all section of people to attain the cherished goal.

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