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How does institutional reform affect social norms around marriage and women’s rights?
Zaki Wahhaj (Member, Advisory Group – Family Gender Conflict), Francois Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics, Research Director EDI), and Kate Vyborny (Duke University) discuss the unintended effects of new laws on the legal age of marriage in rural Bangladesh, and how new training for registrars is improving women’s awareness of their legal rights in marriage and divorce in Pakistan:
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