Question: What are the risks of marriage in Bangladesh?

What is the main cause of the minor marriage in Bangladesh?

It documents the factors driving child marriage in Bangladesh – including poverty, natural disasters, lack of access to education, social pressure, harassment, and dowry.

What is the appropriate age of marriage in Bangladesh?

In Bangladesh the legal age for marriage is 21 for boys and 18 for girls. This was established with the national Child Marriage Restraint Act in 1929.

What are the bad effects of early marriage?

Child marriage around the world is associated with many harmful consequences, including health dangers associated with early pregnancy, lower educational achievement for girls who marry earlier, a higher incidence of spousal violence, and an increased likelihood of poverty.

Why does child marriage happen in Bangladesh?

Before the virus, Bangladesh secured a notable development in curbing child marriage but growing concerns regarding joblessness, poverty, food scarcity and fear and insecurity among parents due to the pandemic are blamed for a surge in child marriages.

What are the major causes of early marriage?

Poverty, gender inequality, cultural customs and traditions, lack of education and economic opportunities, and lack of access to sexual reproductive health (SRH) information and services have been identified as contributing factors to the prevalence of child marriage and teenage pregnancy (CSO, 2014).

What are the causes and effect of early marriage?

Early marriage is a harmful practice that denies girls their right to make vital decisions about their sexual health and well-being. It forces them out of education and into a life of poor prospects, with an increased risk of violence, abuse, ill health or early death.

Is early marriage good?

Early marriage also gives a chance for two people to test the real adult life while still being young. They can live together, make a repair and changes in their apartment, buy their new car together, etc. If they like their marriage, they can turn it into a real life-long miracle.

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