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About Zaki Wahhaj

Zaki Wahhaj is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Kent, United Kingdom, with a research focus on early marriage, female education, and gender norms. He is a co-investigator in a project on The Role of Secondary Schooling and Gender Norms in the Long-term Opportunities and Choices of Rural Bangladeshi Women.

Articles by Zaki Wahhaj

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What is driving the increase in child marriage in Bangladesh?

Human rights activists in Bangladesh say that if draft legislation being considered by the government is passed it will enable parents to forcibly marry off girls as young as 14.

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