Underage marriages generally occur in poor countries. So the marriage of millions of girls under the age of 18 be an option for various reasons and various effects. Based on the results of research from the UK, a girl under the age of 18 get married every three seconds as many as 10 million people each year.

"This is one big problem, where we want to help millions of girls to fight the marriage of minors," said researchers from the UK, Marie Staunton, as quoted by Reuters.

Generally in poor countries, girls forced into marriage are expected to contribute to the household economy mereka.Praktek also strengthens the concept of women as precious burden on their families will be removed as soon as possible.

In fact, girls are married below the age of 18 years, the health risk even to the very high mortality. Women under 15, their bodies are still developing and their narrow pelvises, making it more likely the risk of death five times greater during pregnancy or childbirth

Most of the deaths in developing countries, where lack of care pre-and post-natal and advanced procedures such as cesarean make pregnancy and childbirth is much more risky than in rich countries. In Africa, for example, 60 percent of women and girls to give birth without the presence of professional medical experts.

Based on UN data, around 70,000 women aged 15-19 die each year during pregnancy or childbirth, UNICEF said. Since the UN was to assess pregnancy leading cause of death in that age group, complications of childbirth and unsafe abortions.


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