There are many solutions to overcome child marriage; government need to take necessary action to end child marriage by promoting higher education to young girls, promoting and protecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of the girls and young women and introducing laws to rise the legal age of marriage to 18 years as a universal law.
BODY (Topic sentences) A. One of the solutions for child marriage is by promoting higher education to all young girls.
1. Education is one of the most powerful tools to delay the age at which girls marry as school attendance helps prevent student from married during school time.
a) “A casualty of child marriage, education is also a fundamental solution to the problem.” (Gordon Brown, 2012) i. Improving girls’ access to quality schooling will increase girls’ chances of gaining a secondary education and helps to delay marriage. b) Empowering girls, by offering them opportunities to gain skills and education can help girls to assert their right to choose when to get married.
B. Another solution is by promoting and protecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls and young women
1. Government should organize campaigns and talk. a) Increase the sense of protecting their children i. “By integrated global campaign should bring the issue of child marriage to the center of the international development agenda”. (Gordon Brown, 2012)
2. Awareness rising through media systems on different levels.
a) Different forms of media should be used to create awareness about the issue and door-to-door campaigns also be initiated to break the customary practices. i. Awards and scholarships be announced for reporters so that they can cover real life stories and highlight case studies after visiting remote areas themselves that can have more impact. (Johanna, 2009)