Empirical Analytical Study On Socio-Economic Factor Of Early Marriages: A Case Study Of Badin District, Sindh, Pakistan

Ghazala Umer Bagahl, Nosheen Khaskhelly, Dr. Erum Khushnood Zahid Shaikh, Maria Aijaz Sheikh


This study aims at analyzing the main socio-economic causes of early marriages of girl child at the age of below 15 years. Early marriage is not only the violation of their rights to education it also deprives of them rights of childhood. This study also envisages the effect of early marriages on girl’s education, health and their living condition. A sample of 57 respondents was selected from Badin district. This research study concluded that an early marriage not only had an effect on their child hood rights but also had a direct adverse effect on their health conditions and because of economic pressure most husbands committed violence on the young child-wife, this research findings that the trend of child marriage is because of cultural practice, poverty, and death of parents.

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