Child Marriage, An Absurdity.

Child marriage prevents teenagers from fornicating. Child marriage is permissible as long as the child is mature and consents. I rebel against the above statements that have become everyday debate points for the advocates of (forced) child marriage. The inbuilt prejudice and nonsensicality of such assertions seem invisible to many of the participants – who overlook the damaging consequences that ascend from an under aged child being strained into marriage. Advocates of such discussions typically throw in culture and religion to rationalize their arguments. The impression is that giving out girls from as early as the age of nine, for marriage generates a sense of security against sexual promiscuity and protection from sexually transferred infections. The […]

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