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Child Marriage

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Let’s Get Uncomfortable: How The Control Of Girls’ Sexuality Is Everybody’s Business In The World Of Child Marriage

This immense pressure to perform masculinity throughout each day and night not only impacts men’s wellbeing, but it also inevitably impacts the way they interact with the world around them. These interactions – this performance of control over oneself and others – reinforce the social norms and norms of power that drive gender inequality.
बाल विवाह

बाल और जल्द विवाह पर एक विश्लेषण

कम उम्र में विवाह और बाल विवाह एक बेहद विखंडित और असमान समाज का लक्षण है। जब भी यह पूछा गया कि लोग अपने बच्चों की कम उम्र में शादी क्यों करते हैं तो “दहेज़”, “गरीबी” और “यौन हिंसा का डर” आदि कारण सबसे ज़्यादा सुनाई दिए।
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Pakistan’s slow but steady progress on ending child marriage

Law passed in Sindh province shows that despite religious opposition, steps taken to outlaw child marriage are taking effect. By: Mohammad Zia-ur-Rahman Pakistani students sing songs during a lesson. Child marriage often spells an abrupt end to pupils' education. Photograph: Nathalie Bardou/AP The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), one of Pakistan's most influential religious and constitutional bodies,…
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