EQ~Why isn't there a law everywhere against forced marriage?
Background Information on Forced Marriage
Pros to Forced Marriage
Pro's List to Forced Marriage
- Good Income
- Shared Values
- Keeps family reputation
- gives security that person will marry
- no idea of divorce
- women may have some say of who they'd like to marry
- eventually you could fall in love
- partners may be selected by class
- prevent young people from making bad decisions about who they may marry
Cons of Forced Marriage
Con's List to Forced Marriage
- can happen to anyone
- happens everywhere
- person doesn't enjoy their marriage
- may take years to actually love the spouse
- women may be tricked into it
- person feels scared and lonely'
- sexually abused
- only know their name and class
- no rights
- can't express true love
- person feels worthless and has low self esteem
Are Forced/Arranged Marriages Acceptable When it's for Your Religion?
Effects on the Person
Conclusion/EQ ~ Why Isn't There a Law Everywhere Against Forced Marriage?
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Buckley, Chris, and Ellen Barry. "Rohingya Women Flee Violence Only to Be Sold Into Marriage." New York Times 3 Aug. 2015: A1(L). Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.
"Motives and Methods of Forced Marriage." BBC News. BBC, 2014. Web. 09 Dec. 2015.
"STUDY: THOUSANDS OF IMMIGRANT WOMEN FORCED INTO MARRIAGE." All Things Considered19 Sept. 2011. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.
"Thousands Of Young Women In U.S. Forced Into Marriage." All Things Considered 14 Apr. 2015. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.