by Mahafuza Aktar
Poverty and tradition are the major factors that lead to child marriage. In Bangladesh, 66% of girls are married before the age of 18. Born and raised in a poor family, 16-year-old Tahmina refused an arranged marriage by her parents, and now she cycles from school to school to advocate resisting child marriage.
Director: Mahafuza Aktar
Producers: Kohei Kawabata
GENRE: Human Interest / Children
RUNNING TIME: 52 mins