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Avoid child marriages

Child marriage is very harmful. Child marriage is driven by poverty and has many effects on girls’ health — cervical cancer, malaria, death during childbirth. Despite international agreement and national laws, marriage of girls aged less than 18 years is common worldwide and it affects millions; child marriage is a human rights violation that prevents girls from obtaining an education, enjoying optimal health, bonding with others their own age, maturing and ultimately choosing their own life partners. Nowadays, people make marriage their children below the 18 years it is dangerous, so people must avoid child marriages.

Md Afzal

(The views expressed by the author in the article are his/her own.)

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