Uganda, child marriage is often a result of poverty. Many parents marry their daughters in the hope of securing their financial security. Bride price can also a motivation for parents: a younger bride means a higher bride price for the family.
Limited access to education for girls and traditional and social norms which dictate that girls are married at a young age in order to fulfill their role as a wife and mother, play a role too.
There is strong evidence of the positive effect that education has on delaying marriage for girls. But we know much less about the kinds of education policies and programmes that can most effectively reduce child marriage.
Several landmark reports in the past ten years have shed light on what works to keep girls in school. This brief summarizes what we know about addressing barriers to girls’ education, including examples of successful strategies.
The brief includes:
Econ Children’s Village,We believe that everyone was born with a talent, we help youths by facilitating them with all their needs to achieve their dreams without being disrupted, we keep them focused