Girls in Egypt is often as young as 11 if they have hitched.

Girls in Egypt is often as young as 11 if they have hitched.

In communities where poverty and illiteracy are rife, you invariably see girls beneath the chronilogical age of eighteen being hitched to males frequently much older. UNCIEF defines wedding underneath the chronilogical age of eighteen as son or daughter wedding.

A study posted because of the nationwide Council for ladies illustrated that in Egypt the portion of girls being hitched prior to the age eighteen is 22 % which rises in governorates of Port stated and Fayoum to 38 %. […]