Committee
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Country
India

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8784

Position Paper Committee: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Topic: Child marriage issue Country: The Republic of India Honorable Chairs, Noble Delegates, A. The child marriage was a popular practice specifically for girls in the Medieval Ages. However, we have had to do with the modern era for more than 500 years and such a practice is nowadays unacceptable. As defined by UNICEF “child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both of the parties are under 18 years of age”. It primarily violates girls’ rights to health and education. The marriage in most cases means the end to a girls’ formal education as they mee...