Early Marriage : A Sin

  • Chendhan T, TNDALU, Chennai
  • September 25, 2020

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Marriages during which a child under the age of 18 years is involved occur worldwide but are mainly seen in South Asia, Africa, and Latin America. a person\'s rights violation, child marriage directly impacts girls’ education, health, psychological well-being, and therefore the health of their offspring. It increases the danger of depression, sexually transmitted infections, cervical cancer, malaria, obstetric fistulas, and maternal mortality. Their offspring are at an increased risk for premature birth and, subsequently, neonatal or sudden infant death syndrome. The tradition, driven by poverty, is perpetuated to make sure girls’ financial futures and to strengthen social ties. one of the foremost effective methods of reducing child marriage and its health consequences is mandating that girls stay in class.