Hossain, M. G., Mahumud, R. A., &
Saw, A. (2016). Prevalence Of Child Marriage
Bangladeshi Women And Trend Of Change Over Time. Journal of Biosocial
Science, 48(4), 530-538. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932015000279
examines the decrease in child marriages of Bangladesh. Looking at the data
from 1993-1994 the percentage of children getting married before the legal age
of 18 was at a high of 77.6%. In 2011 the number decreased to 87.9%. Most
marriages in Bangladesh were arranged marriages, where the parents would find
their children’s spouse. They were among families who were poor and children
who no to little education in the rural areas of Bangladesh.
Islam, M. K., Haque, M. R., &
Hossain, M. B. (2016).Regional Variations In Child
In Bangladesh. Journal of Biosocial Science, 48(5), 694-708. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932016000110
reading looks at the specific areas of Bangladesh that have higher rates in child
marriage. In Bangladesh, Rangpur had the highest rate in child marriage, which
was 85.4%. Men who were marrying girls under the age of 18 were likely to have
lower education compared to men who were higher educated. In 2012 a survey
showed 86% of women who had no education were married before the age of 18. For
women to avoid child marriages they would stay in school and were able to have
a higher education.
Kamal, S. M. M. (2010). Geographical
Variations And Contextual Effect On Child
in Bangladesh. Pakistan Journal of Women’s Studies = Alam-e-Niswan = Alam-i
Nisvan, 17(2), 37-57. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.library.yorku.ca/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/852337676?accountid=15182
journal discusses with children being sexually active at such a
young age due to child marriages, children more profound to getting sexually
transmitted diseases, sexually transmitted infections. Bangladesh was known for
their belief of child marriage and early motherhood, as it was common in the
rural areas. Young girls are also likely to get pregnant and experience
complications during pregnancy and death during childbirth. Women who were
Muslim and the poorest had a higher rate of child marriages in Bangladesh.
Kamal, S. M. M., Hassan, C. H., Alam, G.
M., & Ying, Y. (2015). Child Marriage In
Trends And Determinants. Journal of Biosocial Science, 47(1), 120-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932013000746
journal article talks about families that are poor and living in the rural
areas are more likely to get their children married before the age of 18. The
child husbands are more likely to have no to very little education and the
child wives are unqualified and do not work. In 2011 statistics show that 54.3% of young
women were married between the ages of 15-19. With the changing laws of the
minimum age of marriage, it will decease child marriage and give the ability
for children to stay in school.
Yount, K. M., Crandall, A., Cheong, Y.
F., Osypuk, T. L., Bates, L. M., Naved, R. T., &
S. R. (2016). Child marriage and intimate partner violence in rural bangladesh:
A longitudinal multilevel analysis. Demography, 53(6), 1821-1852. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13524-016-0520-8
Demography talks about the intimate partner violence (IPV), which occurs mostly
amongst women in Bangladesh. IPV contains physical, sexual, verbal,
psychological abuse. With Bangladesh and there history of male dominance. It
impacts on the way men conduct their behavior towards their partner. In
Bangladesh girls who are married before the age of 15, are more likely the ones
who are at a higher risk experiencing IPV as it may continue, as they get older.
It was reported in 2011 17% of women ages 15-19 were associated with IPV.