How a young man is helping end dowry and child marriage in Bangladesh

The practice of dowry often leads to violence against women and girls in ultra-conservative societies like Bangladesh. How can we fight it? One male recipient of a Women Deliver seed grant shares his story.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.