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Bangladesh: child marriage remains a major issue

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In Bangladesh, there still remains an incredibly high rate of child marriage. According to UNICEF, the country has the fourth highest rate of child marriage in the world, after Niger, the Central African Republic and Chad. 29 percent of girls get married by the age of 15 and 65 percent at age 18, an age when they should be graduating from high school. Unfortunately these terrible numbers don’t stop there, with even 2 percent of girls married at age 11.

Kenya : Consequences of Climate Changes on Human Rights

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The Report made by Human Rights Watch claims that the combination of climate change and population growth is now an urgent treat to the people living in the Turkana region. As Joseph Amon, health and human rights Director at Human Rights Watch confessed, “Lake Turkana is in danger of disappearing, and the health and livelihood of the indigenous peoples of the region along with it.”

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