By Ramin Setoodeh. Gigi Hadid traveled to Bangladesh last summer to meet with refugee women and children. They wanted to share their stories. They wanted the education and tools to better their lives. In , it treated 4 million severely malnourished children and funded 2. Hadid went to Bangladesh on the one-year anniversary of the Rohingya people being forced to leave their homes to avoid religious persecution by the Myanmar army.
UNICEF a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide recently claimed that there is no agreement or consistent evidence showing that hardcore pornography exposure is harmful to children. This blatantly fails to take the extensive evidence about the harms of pornography to children into account - including harms to their social and psychological development. Failing to address and acknowledge this research is socially irresponsible and sets the stage for harmful future polices on the subject. Please sign this joint letter , which contains a sampling of research on the harms of pornography to minors that you can review, and which calls on UNICEF to update its report in light of this information.
A new United Nations Children's Fund Unicef report has called for accelerated action to end child marriage in Bangladesh by Despite significant progress in recent years, Bangladesh has the highest prevalence of child marriage in South Asia and ranks among 10 countries in the world with the highest levels. Bangladesh needs to step up its efforts by at least 17 times to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal SDG target to end child marriage by , and by at least 8 times to meet the national target to end child marriage by , states the report.