Child bride strikes back

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In Nigeria, a 14years old child bride killed her husband which is 35 years old and three of his friends after a week of marriage. This happen because of she did not love him and was forced to marry him.
According to U.N. children’s agency fifty percent of Nigerian girls living in rural areas are married before they turn 18. They are also much more likely to contract HIV/AIDS and be subjected to domestic violence.Child brides suffer difficult pregnancies and can often die in childbirth, the leading cause of death worldwide for girls aged 15 to 19. They also have a higher probability of contracting HIV/AIDS and being victims of domestic violence.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/child-bride-kills-groom-poisoning-meal-nigerian-police-article-1.1752484

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Child marriage in India: The results of the ugliest side of poverty

why does early and forced marriage happening? Is education the key reason for early and forced marriage?

http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2013/10/21/child-marriage-in-india-the-results-of-the-ugliest-side-of-poverty/

 

Why does early and forced marriage happen?
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National Geographic Live! : Too Young to Wed

I do not understand how and why this can happen in our society. They just too young to  get married. These young girls are being abused physically, emotionally and mentally. In my opinion men that married little girls should be punished.

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Child marriages persist in rural India

 

why is child marriage bad?

 

The practice of child marriage is widespread and accepted by the majority of Indian society, especially in the many rural areas of the country.Girl are the main victim of child marriage. in India, its about 6.4 million Indians under the age of 18 are married and 130,000 girls under 18 have become widows. most of then are being forces by their parents to marriage. 

 

 

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