With education comes empowerment. Education changes minds and lives.
"My mum often told me to study or else, I’d end up like her. I never really took these things seriously but now as I read about child marriages, I realise what she meant". Child marriage doesn’t just put an end to a girl’s hopes and dreams, it also hampers the efforts taken to end poverty and achieve economic growth and equality. Girls are powerful agents of the socio-economic change. Early marriage creates barriers and transforms the child’s life from playing and studying to dealing with unwanted social responsibilities.
The effect child marriage has on education
A newlywed child bride has to move to a new location, putting her out of the range of her school. This happens as there are many practical obstacles for the chil...