Free Essays on Child Marriage

  1. Child Marriage

    Laura Garcia Professor O’Gara English 4/7/13 Child Marriage Child marriage is India is an important human rights violation because many girls are suffering throughout their marriage. Girls’ ages 3-18 marry older men ages 30-80. Parents send their daughters to get married because they need...

  2. Child Marriage

    India urged to end child marriages  Thursday, October 11, 2012, 19:30 New Delhi: Observing that more than 40 percent of the child marriages in the world occur in India, the heads of four UN agencies in India on Thursday called upon the government to pay urgent attention to this and work toward...

  3. Existence of Child Marriage in Yemen

    Existent of Child Marriage in Yemen It is a fact of every person that has to go through the process of birth, ages, sickness, and finally death. Marriage is a matter of choice for most people’s lives. However, for some girls who are forced into a marriage at an early age have no options. Child marriage has...

  4. Child Marriages in India

    Child Marriages Child marriages were very common in ancient India. Although child marriages were mostly common among the poor in India, some of the rich people also followed this custom. The child marriage tradition was brought to India in the medieval age by the Delhi Sultans who were...

  5. Child Abuse

    Negative effects of early marriage 1 THE NEGATIVE EFFECT OF EARLY MARRIAGE Sarah al tannir Eng102 September8,2012 Negative effects of early marriage 2 Abstract Early marriage is very dangerous to...

  6. Marriage

    Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws.[1] The definition of marriage varies according to different...

  7. Child Marriage in Malaysia

    Child marriage is still been practicing in Malaysia. Based on the government statistics of premarital HIV screening for Muslim for preparation to be married, there are around 479 children under the age 15 in 2009. However, this is not the exact statistic because registration of marriage are approved...

  8. Why Should Gay Marriage Be Illegal?

    everyone has their opinion and beliefs on gay marriage and one that is strongly believed in is that gay marriage should be illegal. One of the main reasons for people to think this way is their religious beliefs. Another is it that it always denies a child from either a father or a mother. The other...

  9. Legalizing Same Sex Marriage

    you? Same sex marriage is one of the most controversial issues in the modern world. For the past thousand years, marriage has been recognized as the social union between a man and a woman. In most cultures across the globe, homosexuality is viewed with disgust, and same-sex marriage is forbidden. Same...

  10. Loveless Marriages

    Loveless Marriages Kenethia Lewis ANT 101 January 16, 2014 Crystal Scheib Loveless Marriages The study of cultural anthropology closely analyzes, describes, and records the human and social similarities and differences of each culture. “Cultures have traditions, customs, values,...

  11. The Institution of Marriage

    Marriage means the institution in which a man and a woman become legally united on a permanent basis. This is the lexical meaning of one of the most important institutions of our time. Nowadays this institution is under a certain threat which is called ‘’unisex marriage’’. There are a lot of debates...

  12. Debate for gay marriage

    Debate On Gay Marriage There are debates going on all over the U.S. about multiple issues that have taken place. One of those debates is on whether or not homosexual and heterosexual marriages should have the same legal rights. Analyzing the pros and cons of gay marriage will help everybody to understand...

  13. Is Gay Marriage a Violation of Civil Rights

    Running Head : GAY MARRIAGE BAN : A VIOLATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS? Gay Marriage Ban: A Violation of Constitutional Rights? Mary Weyeneth Axia College University of Phoenix Gay Marriage Ban: A Violation of Constitutional Rights? For most of American history, the subject of homosexuality...

  14. Lit Review on Child Marriages in Nigeria

    adolescents are unmarried and solely responsible for risky sexual behaviour and unwanted pregnancies. However, there is a wide prevalence of early marriages in Nigeria. Nationwide, 19% of girls were married by age 15, and 43% by age 182 (2003, NDHS). The proportions of married teenagers are much higher...

  15. early marriage

    Early marriage refers to any marriage before the legal age of marriage which may differ from country to country. The legal age of marriage differs by sex, for example, in some countries in Africa it is 18 for males and only 15 for females. Forced early marriages are known to cause reproductive health...

  16. Premature Marriage

    Premature marriage can be defined as “any marriage carried out below the age of 18 years, before the girl is physically, physiologically and psychologically ready to shoulder the responsibilities of marriage and childbearing” [1]. Bangladesh has one of the world’s highest rates of early marriage. According...

  17. Child Marriage Act

    conferred by section 19 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006(6 of 2007), the Administrator,U.T., of Chandigarh hereby makes the following rules, namely:- 1.Short Title - These Rules may be called the Chandigarh Administration Prohibition of Child Marriage Rules, 2010.  2.Definition -  (1) In these...

  18. Gay Marriage - Why Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized?

    Why should Gay Marriage be legalized? Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Does Not Harm Heterosexual Marriage, nor does it interfere with anyone’s life. When did Gay Marriage start? The issue began being raised in the 70s after the APA voted in conference that homosexuality was a sexual orientation...

  19. same sex marriages

    Legalization of Same Sex Marriage Should same sex marriage be legalized? In the United States, marriage has traditionally been defined as a religious and legal commitment between a man and woman or the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual...

  20. Attachment and Marriage

    also be noted that although Belinda and Bruce have only been together for 4 years, both partners are in the 55 to 60 age group and this is a second marriage for each of them. Both couples are fairly financially secure and all 4 of these people would tell you that their partner is their soul mate. The...

  21. Gay Marriages

    Traditionally, marriage has been defined as a religious & legal commitment between a man and woman, as well as the ultimate expression of love. Homosexual relationships are increasingly gaining acceptance around the world. However, these couples have not been permitted to marry. (Scott Bidstrup, 2004)...

  22. gay marriages

    The effect of gay marriage on children There are by conservative estimates anywhere from six to fourteen million children living in gay and lesbian homes (Patterson, “Children of lesbian,” 1026). Gay marriage is a recent phenomenon and is still not legal in many states. There is however, a general...

  23. Early Marriage Advantages and Disadvantages

    Cares for Child Marriages?’ Pioneer, 29/1/99: www.hsph.harvard.edu/grhf/Sasia/forums/child John Zhang , “Early Marriage - The Benefits And Disadvantages” : http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=John_Zhang Early Marriages : CHILD SPOUSES, “Early Marriage & Convention on the Rights of the Child” http://www...

  24. Make Gay Adoption and Marriage Legal

    for them? Well, I guess not. There are states and even countries that don’t support gays and lesbians adopting a child. Or they just simply don’t support same sex relationships or marriage. I am not a lesbian nor a bisexual so I can’t give that much background about loving your same gender. But I still...

  25. child labour

    CHILD MARRIAGE IN INDIA: Definition: Child marriage means that two children are forced to marry each other with the consent of the two families. The children are forced into the institution of marriage without knowing about its significance in the long run. Though parents are of the opinion that they...

  26. Child Marriage

    Child Marriage Child Marriage is an ancient practice that is prevalent especially in poorly developed countries having devastating consequences on the children involved. Every year millions of girls get married worldwide, before the age of eighteen. The worst thing is that the children don’t...

  27. same sex marriage

    Marriage is both ubiquitous and central. All across our country, in every region, every social class, every race and ethnicity, every religion or non-religion, people get married. For many if not most people, moreover, marriage is not a trivial matter. It is a key to the pursuit of happiness, something...

  28. Against Same Sex Marriage

    Same-Sex Marriage 1 Against Same-Sex Marriage Same-Sex Marriage 2 Do you think gays should have the same rights in housing, public accommodations, equal access to government benefits, and equal protection and rights of the law? Perhaps, you know someone who is in a gay relationship...

  29. The Truth About Arranged Marriages

    about Arranged Marriages Shockingly, arranged marriages still take place in many countries. It has existed since ancient times and the process has continued to develop. To this day it still is one of the most controversial subjects out there, “critics and proponents of arranged marriages both agree that...

  30. Sham Marriages

    United States. One of the ways to get into the United States legally is through a legitimate marriage. While an illegitimate marriage is illegal, it is a common occurrence and articles of new sham marriages appear regularly in the media. There are certainly penalties and fines to be paid if these people...

  31. Gay Marriage

    homosexuality is more open and widely received than it has ever been before. Now, gay men and women fight for the right to be married. In Christianity, marriage is a life long commitment under god. It is well known to many Christians that practicing homosexuality is a major sin. How can a union, which is created...

  32. Cons of Gay Marriages

    Running Head: Going Against Legalizing Gay Marriages Essential Question: What are the Cons about Legalizing Gay Marriages? LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGES Jourdan Cachola Chaminade University of Honolulu PSY 200: Life Span Development Professor Mulford, Irene Ronnie March 6, 2011 ...

  33. Essay: Marriage Failure

    Joseph Cheelove 11 ENC0025 02/13/2013 Marriage Failure Today most marriages do not always last, and they do end in divorce. Marriage is a beautiful thing that God created. There are a lot of people who are playing with people’s feelings. We have more divorces than ‘’Till death do us part,’’ They...

  34. advantages and disadvantages of mixed marriages

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of mixed marriages Some people think mixed marriages is a big problem now. Nevertheless, it has some advantages and disadvantages. One advantage is that children can have two passports. It's really fantastic because it's easy to have a visa which most people...

  35. Early Marriage : Studying the Outcomes

    Abstract: This project covers the subject of early marriage, a controversial aspect of marriage, consisting in the union of two persons having a relatively small age. Although it is widespread and taken as a tradition by some tribes, some people don’t accept it at all. They refuse it for the negative...

  36. Supporter of Gay Marriage

    I am a supporter of gay marriage. I believe that everyone should have equal rights. If the other side’s argument is doe religious reasons, then they shouldn’t allow people to marry that don’t practice religion. It should be equal to all, no one should be judge by others and told what they can or can...

  37. Early Marriage

    Early marriage is the marriage of children and adolescents below the age of 18. Causes: According to UNICEF's Innocenti Research Centre, the "practice of marrying girls at a young age is most common in Sub-Saharan African and South Asia". There are specific parts of West Africa and East Africa and...

  38. Sam Sex Marriages

    Same Sex Marriages In religions such as Catholicism, a marriage is a sacred. In the Catholic Church, there are seven Sacraments. The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony plays a considerable play in your part in your life and is taken serious by the Catholics. The main reason to obtain this sacrament is...

  39. Same Sex Marriage 2

    Same Sex Marriage 2 The proposal to legalize same sex marriage is one of the most controversial issues inmodern America. Quite frankly it is the most controversial issue that the American Courts are being faced with today. Legalizing same sex marriage would change the history of American family law...

  40. Marriage - the Hope

    small child that they did not want to take outside of the house. In gathering the personal information of the couple, the couple informed me that they got married really young and extremely fast. It seems that they met in June of 2002, married by June 2003, and pregnant with their first child by August...

  41. Same Sex Marriage

    Same Sex Marriage The controversial debate over whether same sex marriage should be legalized has gained a lot of attention in recent years and there are strong arguments for each side of the issue. There are many different factors that must be looked at when considering same sex marriage. A marriage...

  42. Gay Marriage

    Anti-Gay vs. Pro-Marriage Anonymous Course: English 101 Instructor: Carly Zeller Essay Type: Argument The American dream, one of freedom and equality, is cherished in the heart of every citizen of the United States. With this dream in mind, most of society will say they support equal rights for...

  43. Gay Marriage Essay

    The argument over the legalization of same sex marriages is rapidly becoming one of the most vigorously advocated reform subjects in recent law review. Being gay and loving someone is not illegal, but uniting that couple in a legal marriage is rejected by most of society in this country. Each state has...

  44. Same Sex Marriages

    Same-Sex Marriages 1 Same-Sex Marriages Lyndell English Axia College of University of Phoenix Same-Sex Marriages 2 In May 2008 California lifted the ban and legalized same-sex marriages. In the first three month the ban was lifted 11,000 gay and lesbian couple...

  45. Interracial Marriage

    Interracial marriages have rough waters to bear. It's bad enough they suffer from prejudice of others, but also from inherent problems of the difference in their cultures, which also combines with problems in a marriage period. Ethnic groups bring variety and richness to society by introducing their...

  46. legalize gay marriage

    Legalize Gay/Lesbian Marriages What is marriage, you may ask? In the dictionary it states that marriage it is the formal union of a man and a woman; yet times have changed and the homosexual lifestyle is becoming more accepting in today’s world. Legalizing gay and lesbian marriages has caused great controversy...

  47. Disadvantages of Early Marriage

    convenient, but at the same time early marriage means they are taking new responsibilities in their daily life. However, early marriage cans causes many problems occur if they cannot solve their problem properly. Because of these views I am totally believe that early marriage has more disadvantages than advantages...

  48. Effect of Early Marriage

    EFFECT OF EARLY MARRIAGE TOWARDS GIRLS Marriage is found in all cultures. However, the word ‘Early Marriage’ brings a whole different meaning to us. Early marriage is marriage at young age. According to GirlsNotBrides (2011), each year, about 10 million girls around the globe become child brides. Whether...

  49. Same Sex Marriage essay

    Same Sex Marriage Samantha McGrath Bryant & Stratton College English 101 Mrs. Walker 06/18/2013 Same Sex Marriage Being loved, or loving someone, should be a great feeling. Having a caring, loving relationship is all that should matter. Should it matter if it’s a man or women? Would it...

  50. Arranged Marriages- Good or Bad?

    Arranged Marriages- Good or Bad? The way in which arranged marriages are handled determines whether or not they are cruel and old-fashioned. I am now going to provide a balanced argument that takes all the different views into consideration. Islam is one religion that uses arranged marriages...

  51. Same Sex Marriage from the Utilitarian Perspective

    Marriage promotes monogamous relationships among people who are committed to one another regardless of their sexual orientation. There are a lot of unhealthy relationships between men and women who do not provide a healthy household for their children. It is a double standard to assert that gay marriages...

  52. Arranged Marriages 9

    Arranged Marriages This report discusses the affirmative and negatives of arranged marriages. This report does not give a personal opinion but shows both sides of the argument. Here is some background information regarding arranged marriages. Islam is one religion that uses arranged marriages. Not...

  53. Marriage: Different Things to Different People

    MARRIAGE Marriage means different things to different people. People marry for different reasons, and break away from it for different reasons too.After the wedding is over, the time comes when the happy days of honeymoon ends and all the pleasing memories of big day gradually start fading...

  54. Arranged Marriages - What’s Love Got to Do with It?

    a good relationship right when you meet that person. A marriage is a way for two people that are in love to show everyone, family and friends that they plan on being fully committed to one another for the rest of their lives. Typically marriages are left up to the two people that are getting married...

  55. One for All, All for Marriage

    One for all, all for marriage Whether comical, dramatic, or just a box office hit, movies like Chuck and Larry depict the life of a person who is homosexual. In Chuck and Larry gays were ridiculed and looked at as outsiders. Larry has difficulties naming his children as primary beneficiaries...

  56. Child Exploitation Does It Affect You??

    estimated to work in the worst forms of child labour” As citizens of New Zealand in which the environment has a minimal percentage of child exploitation we often ask ourselves what are these forms of child exploitation, when did this take place and does exploitation of child labour affect you? History shows...

  57. Why gay marriage should be opposed speech

    WHY GAY MARRIAGE SHOULD BE OPPOSED By Nur Hayatie binti Yuhati, TESL 1 Assalamualaikum and a very good morning I bid to Madam Sakhiyyah and fellow friends. Does anyone of you have seen or heard about the rainbow-colored flag? Do you guys know what it means? I would be delivering a speech on ‘Why Gay...

  58. Arranged Marriage

    Arranged Marriages In our modern western world arranged marriages seems so foreign and ancient. We have seen movies such as fiddler on the roof containing match makers, and to so many Catholics living in Canada it seems so strange and far fetched. However, arranged marriages are still very...

  59. Gay Marriages Conflict, Functionalist, and Interactionism

    In our society gay marriages are becoming more knowledgeable in states that have past to perform ceremonies. Our society is showing more people questioning if it is wrong or right. Observing the surface tension this is causing action to judge some ones beliefs and for them to explain why society...

  60. Child Marriage in India

    Child marriage is a common practice in many countries around the world, however it is especially prevalent in India, where more than one third of all child brides live. [1] According to UNICEF, 47% of girls are married by 18 years of age, and 18% are married by 15 years of age. [2] These marriages...