Based on field work done in three tribal blocks in Kalahandi District, Orissa.
|Statement||R.N. Pati, B.B. Hota, B.N. Sinha.|
|Contributions||Utkal University. Population Research Centre.|
|LC Classifications||Microfiche 95/60150 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 91 p.|
|Number of Pages||91|
|LC Control Number||95901480|
DRC has one of the uppermost child marriage incidence rates in the world, where nearly seventy-four percent of girls and women between 15 and 19 years of age are married. This paper examined the socio-economic and demographic determinants of early marriage Cited by: 3. The consequences of child marriage are devastating and often determine a life’s trajectory. Girls who marry young are at a higher risk of dying during childbirth, having their child die before its first birthday, contracting AIDS and becoming a victim of domestic Size: KB. Early marriage and fertility are key issues in social inequality and global health, which have been associated with a wide range of short-term and long-term negative social and health consequences for young mothers and their offspring. Consequences include pregnancy complications, maternal and neonatal deaths, mental and physical diseases and disabilities, malnutrition and developmental delay Author: Yuanyuan Wang, Jie Qiao. Child marriage, defined as marriage before 18 years, is a reality for more than 60 million women worldwide. This is more prevalent in developing countries including Bangladesh.
DETERMINANTS OF CHILD MARRIAGE By Azza Karam A recent UNFPA () report presents data on child marriage, including the correlates of the practice and its consequences. The report comments on the general situation of child marriage and provides detailed country proﬁles on 10countries it. Social Determinants of Health of Child Marriage (Analysis of IFLS , , ) Early marriage is defined as a marriage of women aged <18 years old. The current world prevalence is declining, but when compared with the growth in population, the total number of married children tends to increase. supplementation The Family The family (defined here as any group of people who dwell, eat and participate in other daily, home-based activities together) is the primary environmental influence on children’s development,18 Any chronic domestic problem, especially of the mother or primary caregiver, such as intimate-partner violence19,20 or chronic illness. Child marriage is an end of the girl child’s childhood. Hindrance to the educational aspect of the girl child. High population raises the poverty level of the family. Increase in the population due to uncontrolled birth rates due to early pregnancy.
In actuality, child marriage is a violation of human rights, com- promising the development of girls and often resulting in early pregnancy and social isolation, with little education and poor vocational training reinforcing the gendered nature of poverty. Child marriage causes untold suffering to the victims. It results in lost of development opportunities, limited life options and generally poor health. Child marriage curtails the girls’ education and affects their health among others (Bruce, ). The Niger is top country (%) in the world for child marriage below 18 years of the age, followed by Chad, Mali, Bangladesh, Guinea and Central African Republic, their percentages are , Despite the law to prevent child marriage, the practice remains unabated in the country due to deep-rooted social and cultural norms. The cohort analysis of data from the National Family Health Surveys suggests that the prevalence of child marriage was around 58% during the decades of s and s, and it started declining, albeit at a slower pace, reached to 46% by