Fixing Forced Child Marriage

About Me

My name is Marcus and this flyer was created as part of a school project to inform people about Forced Child Marriage. Scan this QR code to access my online flyer and links.

Who is stopping Forced Child Marriage?

Forced child marriage is a huge problem, but who’s fighting against it? Canada is, according to “Canada Pledges Support to end Early Marriage in Nigeria”. According to that site Canada is giving large amounts of time and money to end forced child marriage.

U.S.A.I.D. (United States agency for international development) administrator announced over 4.8 million dollars to end forced child marriage.

Forced Child Marriage affects many people

In case you didn’t know over 70,000 girls die each year because of early childbirth which is quite a significant side effect of forced child marriage (“Help Us End Early and Forced Marriage Now”).

According to The Idea Bureau some child marriages happen as early as 8 or 9, and pregnancy and childbirth complications are among the leading causes of death among girls aged 15-19 in low and/or middle income countries.

Interesting facts