CHILD PROTECTION
U-Reporters in Bangladesh tell us what they think about child marriage
4 questions polled on this topic
16% response rate
699 responded out of 4,296 polled
Aug 8. 2017
If you knew of a child marriage taking place would u alert the authorities or try to stop it?
Aug 8. 2017
What would you chose to do?
Aug 8. 2017
Why would you not alter the authority?
Aug 8. 2017
What age do you consider the most appropriate for marriage?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 8. 2017
If you knew of a child marriage taking place would u alert the authorities or try to stop it?
699 responded out of 4,296 polled
Female
10%
No
 
No
90%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
90%
yes
 
yes
10%
no
 
no

20-24
89%
yes
 
yes
11%
no
 
no

25-30
92%
yes
 
yes
8%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
89%
yes
 
yes
11%
no
 
no
11%
No
 
No
89%
Yes
 
Yes
AUG 8. 2017
What would you chose to do?
524 responded out of 619 polled
Female
36%
Tell my parents or respected adult
 
Tell my parents or respected adult
64%
Alert local authorities
 
Alert local authorities

Male
21%
Tell my parents or respected adult
 
Tell my parents or respected adult
79%
Alert local authorities
 
Alert local authorities
0-14
0%
tell my parents or respected adult
 
tell my parents or respected adult
100%
alert local authorities
 
alert local authorities

15-19
28%
tell my parents or respected adult
 
tell my parents or respected adult
72%
alert local authorities
 
alert local authorities

20-24
24%
tell my parents or respected adult
 
tell my parents or respected adult
76%
alert local authorities
 
alert local authorities

25-30
24%
tell my parents or respected adult
 
tell my parents or respected adult
76%
alert local authorities
 
alert local authorities

31-34
0%
tell my parents or respected adult
 
tell my parents or respected adult
100%
alert local authorities
 
alert local authorities

35+
33%
tell my parents or respected adult
 
tell my parents or respected adult
67%
alert local authorities
 
alert local authorities
23%
Tell my parents or respected adult
 
Tell my parents or respected adult
77%
Alert local authorities
 
Alert local authorities
AUG 8. 2017
Why would you not alter the authority?
38 responded out of 80 polled
Female
60%
I'm afraid of any backlash
 
I'm afraid of any backlash
40%
It's non of my business to interfere
 
It's non of my business to interfere

Male
58%
I'm afraid of any backlash
 
I'm afraid of any backlash
42%
It's non of my business to interfere
 
It's non of my business to interfere
0-14
0%
i'm afraid of any backlash
 
i'm afraid of any backlash
0%
it's non of my business to interfere
 
it's non of my business to interfere

15-19
100%
i'm afraid of any backlash
 
i'm afraid of any backlash
0%
it's non of my business to interfere
 
it's non of my business to interfere

20-24
29%
i'm afraid of any backlash
 
i'm afraid of any backlash
71%
it's non of my business to interfere
 
it's non of my business to interfere

25-30
75%
i'm afraid of any backlash
 
i'm afraid of any backlash
25%
it's non of my business to interfere
 
it's non of my business to interfere

31-34
0%
i'm afraid of any backlash
 
i'm afraid of any backlash
0%
it's non of my business to interfere
 
it's non of my business to interfere

35+
100%
i'm afraid of any backlash
 
i'm afraid of any backlash
0%
it's non of my business to interfere
 
it's non of my business to interfere
58%
I'm afraid of any backlash
 
I'm afraid of any backlash
42%
It's non of my business to interfere
 
It's non of my business to interfere
AUG 8. 2017
What age do you consider the most appropriate for marriage?
622 responded out of 642 polled
Female
25%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
55%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years
16%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
2%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
2%
Under 13 is ok
 
Under 13 is ok

Male
10%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
36%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years
44%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
7%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
3%
Under 13 is ok
 
Under 13 is ok
0-14
0%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
43%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
0%
under 13 is ok
 
under 13 is ok
14%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
43%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years

15-19
4%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
13%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
1%
under 13 is ok
 
under 13 is ok
38%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
44%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years

20-24
6%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
12%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
3%
under 13 is ok
 
under 13 is ok
40%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
39%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years

25-30
6%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
13%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
2%
under 13 is ok
 
under 13 is ok
42%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
36%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years

31-34
0%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
33%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
0%
under 13 is ok
 
under 13 is ok
67%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
0%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years

35+
0%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
14%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
0%
under 13 is ok
 
under 13 is ok
14%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
71%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years
13%
25 years and up
 
25 years and up
40%
21-25 years
 
21-25 years
39%
18-21 years
 
18-21 years
6%
14-27 years
 
14-27 years
3%
Under 13 is ok
 
Under 13 is ok

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