Forced Child Marriage in a Nutshell

Forced Child marriage

Introduction

According to the “Child Marriage Facts and Figures”, "in 2012, 70 million women 20-24 around the world had been married before the age of 18." Force Child marriage continues to physically and mentally change the lives of adolescent girls in a negative way.

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My name is Tyler 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 fyler and links.

Child Marriage around the World

  • Child marriage is a serious problem through a lot of countries and their different religions and cultures
  • Adolescent girls that have been force to marry are everywhere from the Middle East to Latin America, South Asia to Europe ("Girls Not Brides").
  • Since forced marriage is a “problem” worldwide, then there are most likely so many girls suffering everywhere which is unfair.

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The Impact of Forced Child Marriage

  • Forced child marriage can cause a girl to drop out of school.
  • These girls that marry young are at a higher risk of physical and sexual abuse. ("The Trials of Marriage").
  • Force Child marriage unfortunately puts an end to their education and exposes them to violence and abuse
  • Since their bodies aren't fully grown, it puts them in a struggle at pregnancy and child birth. ("African News Service")
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Becoming a Victim

  • According to the "Child Marriage Facts and Figures" they say "One third of girls in the developing world are married before the age of 15.
  • "In Yemen, 52% of adolescent girls are married before they turn 18 years “old” and 15% of them before they turn 15 years old.
  • Almost half of adolescent girls in South Sudan are married between 15 and 19 years of age ("The Trials of Child Marriage").
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