Child marriage seen as a girl’s health issue

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Long considered an issue of human rights, the conversation about child marriage is shifting to that of health and education. Girls married too young are denied the educational opportunities of their peers and are put at greater health risks, such as HIV and teen pregnancy.

Source: Humanosphere (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Education, Health Care
Tags
education, global health, poverty, Women