child marriage Bangladesh Allison Joyce/Stringer

终止童婚的蓝图

达卡——当一位年轻女孩被推入婚姻时,可能会造成长期的损害后果。研究表明,18岁以前结婚的女孩比较晚结婚的受教育更少面临更高的家庭暴力风险,并对她们肉体和精神健康造成终身的不良后果。

然而童婚的做法在发展中国家依然非常普遍。据联合国儿童基金会统计,今天有超过7亿活生生的女性在年满十八岁以前结婚。20-24岁年龄段的女性有1/3在仍然是孩子的时候就已婚或与伴侣共同生活。

结束这种有害的做法可以采取哪些举措?孟加拉国既为我们提供了警世寓言也绘制了机遇蓝图。

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