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Rolla Ghani Urges Afghan Families to Stop Child Marriages

(Last Updated On: April 19, 2017 12:25 pm)

vlcsnap-2017-04-18-16h01m37s133Afghan First lady, Rola Ghani indicates girls’ under marriages in Afghanistan as one of the most painful challenges of Afghanistan.

Mrs. Ghani believes, families could play a very critical role in avoiding under marriages.

“We have to stop this phenomenon and let our children to have their choices, only when they become enough mature for marriage,” Rola Ghani, stressed.

The Canadian ambassador to Kabul while labels the marriages as a big problem, but offers commitments of Montreal to rooting the problem out.

“We would with any possible resource we have on our hand to fight with this problem,” Kenneth Neufeld, Canadian ambassador told in the joint presser.

UN representative for world population announced worrying statistics of under marriages in Afghanistan.

Based on the finding of the institution, out of tens of married women whom they talked, confessed that they married when they were under age of 18.

According to another number released by Independent commission of human rights (ICHR), an estimated 60 percent women in Afghanistan forced to under age marriages.

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