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Bandhan Tod App Launched in Bihar

Gender Alliance Bihar has launched a mobile application to fight the rampant social evil of child marriage in the state.
The app is called Bandhan Tod.

Bandhan Tod App Launched in Bihar
  • The app will try to create awareness on resisting child marriage 
  • It will provide round-the-clock help to adolescent girls saying no to the practice in the form of an SOS button.
  • The app offers innovative features that will give girls the confidence to stand up against marriage before they are 18, the legal marriageable age for girls in
  • The app is a part of Gender Alliance's strategy to support the state government's efforts to end child marriage and dowry.

Gender Alliance Bihar

  • Gender Alliance Bihar is a collective effort of over 270 civil society organisations backed by the UN Population Fund
  • It aims at bringing together civil societies, activists, academicians, researchers, media, and others on a common platform to advocate gender equality.
  • The alliance focuses on the dire need and urgency to match this commitment with coordinated strategies, action and resources to end child marriages as well as early marriages in Bihar.
  • It has also extended support of the hundreds of civil society organisations, that are part of the initiative, to the state government in its fight against child marriage.
Bandhan Tod App Launched in Bihar Bandhan Tod App Launched in Bihar Reviewed by insiya yadav on September 19, 2017 Rating: 5

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