Essay Benefits Early Marriage
Though parents are of the opinion that they involve their children in such rituals because it is an age old custom and it will also secure the future of their children but the reality is not so.
Though in some cases parents believe in such superstitions and dogmas in other cases greed is the most significant factor.
The path is tough but victory can be achieved if strict actions are taken.
College students as a part of their college campaign can visit such villages and personally talk to the mothers of children explaining the ill- effects of child marriage in the lives of their children.
The girl should be sent to her parent’s home and both the parents of the couple should be punished.
There are places where mere words cannot change an individual’s heart.
The heart of a child is as pure as a crystal and it is also said that “God lives in a child”.
A whole future filled with frustration and anger will result thereby.The sad news is that the institution of child marriage is still present in India in a number of villages and districts.Though the government has taken strict actions and child marriage has been declared as a big crime, still this practise is prevalent till today.It is easier to make a mother explain the problems her child would face because women are soft by nature.India is a developing nation and aims to become a developed nation in the near future, but can a developed nation have brides and grooms who have not yet attained adulthood.It is impossible for India to become a developed nation if child marriage is not abolished.Government should start an inquiry in such districts and villages and the homes where married couples under the age of 18 and 21 for a girl and a boy respectively are found, strict actions should be taken.Short films, live plays can be shown to them and the moral behind these plays should obviously show the pathetic future of the kids who are forced to get married.More and more schools should be set up in such villages as a result of which people will sooner or later get their children admitted in schools. However if they are lucky enough, they are guided by a mentor in the future who changes their view of the world explaining the significance of life and expliaining the fact that all individuals are not the same. But some people without understanding the importance of the fact that a child is God’s gift, abuse them to an extent that their future is ruined forever.