Child marriage in south asia
Increasing political and religious conservatism: The impact on tackling child marriage in South Asia
Over the last decade, increasing religious and political conservatism has emerged as a serious threat to efforts to end child marriage in South Asia. This session will reflect members’ experiences of working in different countries across the region and present an opportunity to discuss the key challenges we face and the risks to our work on promoting gender justice.
Anna Minj, BRAC, Bangladesh
Shabnam Aziz Khaled, Educate Girls, India
Indira Pancholi, MJAS, India and Haq
Qamar Naseem, Blue Veins, Pakistan
Zia ur Rehman, Awaaz, Pakistan
Champa Gunashekhre, FISD, Sri Lanka.