Blog/Opinion

The Modern Tragedy of Child Marriage

Authors:
Pooja Shah
Russell Whitehouse
Source:
Eurasia Review
Contributor:
Publication Year:
2019
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

This op-ed shares the story of Pooja Shah’s grandmother, married at age 14. Her story is followed by statistics and information on the impact early marriage has on the education of girls, as well as the increasing number of human rights violations these girls face. 

Find it here: https://www.eurasiareview.com/02052019-the-modern-tragedy-of-child-marriage-oped/

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