This chapter deals with a review of related literature on the influence of early marriage on the Girls Child academic performance. The literature was reviewed and organized under the following sub-headings. While more women are now marrying at late ages, in many regions, early marriage remains the norms. According to Le fever, Quiroga and Murphy noted that percent of women in developing countries are marred by the age of 18, with the highest percentages in sub-shahaian Africa and south Asia.
Literature Review on Early Child Marriage
Literature Review on Early Child Marriage - Share-Net Bangladesh
Metrics details. Child marriage is a human rights violation disproportionately affecting girls in lower- and middle-income countries and has serious public health implications. In Ghana, one in five girls marry before their 18th birthday and one in 20 girls is married before her 15th birthday. This paper uses a unique dataset from Northern Ghana to examine the association between child marriage and adverse outcomes for women among a uniquely vulnerable population. Baseline data from on ongoing impact evaluation of a government-run cash transfer programme was used. The sample consisted of ever-married women aged 20—29 years from households in the Northern and Upper East regions of Ghana. We estimated a series of ordinary least squares OLS and logistic regression models to examine associations of child marriage with health, fertility, contraception, child mortality, social support, stress and agency outcomes among women, controlling for individual characteristics and household-level factors.
Literature Review Related to Marriage
To become a skilled reader, children need a rich language and conceptual knowledge base, a broad and deep vocabulary, and verbal reasoning abilities to understand messages that are conveyed through print. But to attain a high level of skill, young children need opportunities to develop these strands, not in isolation, but interactively. In the following sections, we first review the important skills that are related to early language and literacy achievement. We then provide recommendations for updating ECRR workshops. Verbal abilities are consistently the best predictors of later reading achievement Scarborough,
Despite relentless efforts by the Government of Bangladesh GoB and all other relevant non-government actors, the problem of child marriage has escaped solutions with tenacity. This review aims to give a comprehensive idea on the status of child marriage in Bangladesh and to provide an overall picture of the causes and consequences including related legal and policy frameworks in the country. Finally, 56 relevant peer reviewed articles were included for qualitative synthesis for this desk review see Annex-Matrix. Download and read the full report clicking here.