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After viewing “Child Brides,”
use this guide to
practice o amiliesselling their young daughters into marriage,
on how the video impacted you,
in tangible ways,
with lie-changing help,
to ollowGod’s Word, and
on His goodness and power.
in most pArts of the world,
the practice o girls marrying beore the age o 14 (the technical defnition o “child marriage”) has been outlawed. But it still occursin many countries.
eACh dAy, 3,500 girls will mArry
beore reaching their fteenth birthdays.Another 21,000 girls under the age o 18 marry each day. (Source: “Child Marriagein the Context o the HIV Epidemic,”
Promoting Healthy, Sae, and ProductiveTransitions to Adulthood Brie
the totAl numBer of Child Brides
is expected to reach up to 100million within the next decade. Already, 51 million girls in the developing world havebeen married beore legal adulthood (age 18).
(Source: International Center orResearch on Women (ICRW), “Seeking Policy Solutions,”
Too Young to Wed: Education and Action Toward Ending Child Marriage
Discussion Guide or