Gap Fill - Child Grooms - Level 1


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A UNICEF report says 115 boys and men were married as children. About 23 million of these married before were 15. A lot of focuses on girls being forced into marriage as brides. UNICEF's in-depth report looks at forced for boys. It looked at 82 . It found that boys getting married was in countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. The Central African Republic has the highest .

UNICEF said child marriage damaged the of boys. It said: "Marriage steals . Child grooms are forced to take on responsibilities for which they may not be ." It said early marriage and fatherhood pressured boys to look after and cut short their education and opportunities. UNICEF said child marriage affected and girls. It said it was children had to look after a family at such a young .

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