United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund


Cite as

Committee: Unicef

Topic: Child marriage issue

Delegation: Eritrea

Delegate: Wiktoria Łazarczyk, Mickiewicz High School

Honorable Chairs, Fellow Delegates,

It is said that the marriage is a matter of choice. For big part of the world the marriage is between people who are at least 18 years old. However, among others in Africa and South Asia child marriage is a pretty common issue. The right to free and full consent to a marriage is recognized in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in many subsequent...