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Marriages before the age of 18: for or against?
mazerunner posted a topic in Moral & Ethical IssuesOf course, I have nothing against the religious beliefs of people who adhere to their religion, however, for me personally, marrying of an adult man to a girl is immoral and I can not react indifferently to this topic. Early marriage and early onset of sexual activity have long-term consequences for women's health. Also, in poor countries, a young mother, being forced to quit her education and begin to do household work, is deprived of the opportunity to get a profession and is economically or completely dependent on her husband.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/12/29/paul-farmers-graph-of-the-year-rwandas-plummeting-child-mortality-rate/ As many lessons as possible should be taken from the work done and the real results achieved over last 20 years in Rwanda. Kudos to all Rwandans, investors and NGO partners like Paul Farmer and Partners in Health. What can other countries do to leverage the results of Rwanda?