PHR working with the central government ministries

পিএইচআর প্রোগ্রাম সরকারের সাথে যৌথ অংশীদারিত্বে কাজ

Although PHR is a community-led program, it is closely working with the central government ministries, especially the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWCA). PHR has provided technical support to MOWCA to amend the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929. The final draft has been adopted by the Cabinet.PHR is also working to formulate a strategy to end child marriage. As a result of effective advocacy, the government has declared a ‘Child Marriage Prevention Day’ in Bangladesh, to be observed every year on September 29th.Initiatives are ongoing to amend the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2010.

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