Child marriage: the unspoken consequence of COVID-19

Nugroho, Efa and Najib, Najib and Rahardja, Mugia (2021) Child marriage: the unspoken consequence of COVID-19. In: ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Covid-19 has had a major negative impact on the lives. One of them is an additional 10 million child marriages this decade. An increase in the number of child marriages has also occurred in Indonesia. This study used the 2017 IDHS data. To strengthen the study, references from relevant journal articles were also added. In Indonesia, the provinces with the highest percentage of teenage marriage aged 10-14 years were Central Java (52.1%), South Kalimantan (9%), West Java (7.5%), while the provinces with the highest percentage of cases of teenage marriage aged 15-19 years were Central Kalimantan (52.1%), West Java (50.2%), and South Kalimantan (48.4%). Child marriage has jumped up to 300 percent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Child marriage were due to differences in knowledge, education, economy and culture factors in various regions in Indonesia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: indonesia teenage marriage culture covid-19
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2021 10:48
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2021 10:48

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