International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 8, August 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]

The Impact of Child Marriage on Socioeconomic Aspects in Bangladesh
      Asma Akter, Md. Ashadujjaman
Abstract: Child marriage is one of the vital problems for the socioeconomic development of Bangladesh. This problem was in the past and is still there. At present Bangladesh is the fifth highest rate of child marriage in the world while 18 percent of girls are married before age of 15 and 52 percent before age of 18. Bangladesh child marriage restraint act setup the minimum age of marriage is 18 years for women and 21 years for men. According to the present act, child marriage is illegal in Bangladesh. Although Bangladesh government took several initiatives against child marriage, the rate of child marriage has not been decreased at the satisfactory level. Now child marriage is significantly affecting the different socioeconomic aspects and hampering the national development of Bangladesh.

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Asma Akter, Md. Ashadujjaman (2017); The Impact of Child Marriage on Socioeconomic Aspects in Bangladesh; Int J Sci Res Publ 7(8) (ISSN: 2250-3153).
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