“My father told me that you have to get married this time, whatever you say. He got me married in such a hurry, he didn’t ask a lot of questions. Just like you got a chicken from the market and you have to cook it tonight.” Brishti, 14, Bangladesh
Watch Brishti tell her story of child marriage in a new TakePart mini-documentary.
Like many in Bangladesh, floods caused by climate change led to the destruction of Brishti’s family home and livelihood. What is less expected, is that climate change would lead to her marriage to an older man, as his second wife.
We’ve joined with TakePart and the Thomas Reuters Foundation, to share an exclusive, in-depth film, Hidden Connections, which explores the link between climate change and child marriage.
The film follows Brishti and Razia, two young girls in Dhaka, one already…