United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of


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Committee: United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

Topic: Child marriage issue.

Country: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Honourable chairs and delegates,

 Women and children have been fighting for their rights for centuries. Regardless of the fact that nowadays they have full rights, still in many regions and countries, mainly in those who struggle with poverty, women are considered as unnecessary member of family or only as machines for delivering kids and being housekeepers, which results in as early marriage as possible. And this is only one of the numerous reasons. This would not be so horrific if they were adults and had choice. Unfortunately in many cases it is exact opposite. In plenty of countries, such as Niger or India, majority of brides are below 18 years old. It affects all aspects of their life and even many aspects of country’s economic development, stability and culture. Many married ...