Child marriage is a serious issue in many countries around the world. The future of a child bride is bleak as they are often denied a say in personal healthcare decisions, taken out of school before learning to read and write, and pregnant before they are physically and emotionally prepared to care for children.
The Elder’s is a wonderful organization that takes a focus on ending child marriage. Click on the above link to learn more about this problem and what is being done.
24 January 2012