Causes and effects of early marriage among teenagers in katsina state (A case Study of Charanchi Local Government Area)
This project is on Causes and effects of early marriage among teenagers in katsina state (A case Study of Charanchi Local Government Area). Both quantitative and qualitative methods of data gathering were utilized for the study. The instruments for data collection were the questionnaire, in-depth interview and focus group discussions. The findings of the study showed that Charanchi Local Government indigenes are highly knowledgeable about the problems associated with early marriage. They associated early marriage with the following problems – premature death, retarded growth, emotional trauma, vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF), prolonged labour, anaemia (shortage of blood), miscarriage, vaginal tear, caesarean sections, educational setbacks, accelerated ageing, promiscuity, bleeding (pre and post partum) HIV/AIDS, swelling of legs (oedema), ignorance, hot temperedness, and cervical cancer. Among these problems mentioned; the major problems the respondents identified were anaemia, educational setback, caesarean sections, obstructed labour, miscarriages, vesico-vaginal fistula, vaginal tear, and emotional trauma. The study recommended among others that, campagn against early marriage should incorporated in the curriculum by educational planners.
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