#KnowYourRights Child Marriage Brochure

Post Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

HRLN recently released a brochure detailing the laws surrounding child marriage, it's illegality, ill effects, and how to counter the practice. Child marriage is a gross violation of human rights and reproductive rights which disproportionately affects girls. Child marriage is a violation of reproductive rights because it inevitably leads to higher rates of adolescent pregnancy and a loss of bodily and sexual autonomy.