A child marriage ban in Balochistan has been pending for eight years.

A legislator briefed the Balochistan Assembly of the draft for an anti-child marriage bill for the past eight years . A committee of all stakeholders would be formed to begin negotiations on Child marriage .

Quetta, August 6: For the past eight years, a legislator briefed the Balochistan Assembly of the draft for an anti-child marriage bill, according to Dawn.A legislator from the Education and Youth Empowerment Society and Girls, not Brides, called the consultation meeting, deciding that a committee of all stakeholders would be formed to begin negotiations on Child marriage in order to build a consensus among all stakeholders, according to Dawn.According to The Express Tribune, women MPAs made all attempts to find a consensus on the age limit and persuaded male members to endorse the child marriage bill, but the religious parties lawmakers rejected them again, according to Buledi.Former MPAs: Shakeela Naveed Dehwar, Zeenat Shahwani, Secretary Social Services Abdul Latif Kakar, Central Vice President of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists Saleem Shahid, and Mir Bahram Bal