Bride is 11, Groom 35?? Watch what the bride‘s family does!!
What do you call a marriage where the bride is 11 and groom is 35? We call it an unfair practice or more commonly known as“child marriage”!While we thought this practice had considerably declined, the fact is that it still prevails.
1 Child marriage
Child marriage still looms large in many countries despite laws warning against it. The practice is prevalent especially in countries of Asia and the Middle East. In most parts of Saudi Arabia and Yemen, girls who have hardly turned 10 are married off to men who are well in their 30’s.
UNICEF and Bridal Musings have tried to share the ill effects of child marriage through the a video which is going viral everywhere.