Marriages in Bangladesh are predominantly arranged, with relatively fewer choice (also referred to as “love”) marriages. Most men marry before the age of 35, while the majority of women marry before the age of 25. In general, young women are more prone to becoming victims of forced marriage than young men.
In which country is 90% of all marriages arranged?
He said, Groom wanted for beautiful young girl. Its very normal here, she said. The concept of an arranged marriage is something which has been prevalent in our society for the longest time. In fact, today up to 90 percent of marriages in India and 60 percent of all marriages in the world are arranged.
What happens at a Bangladeshi wedding?
The wedding ceremony (Bengali: বিবাহ or বিয়ে bibaho/bie) follows the Gaye Holud(lit., turmeric is applied to the skin) ceremonies. The wedding ceremony is arranged by the brides family. The grooms mother in a Muslim wedding leaves along with the groom and takes him to the Brides house.