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l'education de l'enfant fille dans notre communauté

En rdc, précisément dans notre communauté une jeune fille sur 10 de moins de 15 ans est actuellement mariée, la moitié des femmes de 20 à 49 ans sont mariées avant l’âge de 18 ans l’enfant fille na pas de choix de choisir leur marie, la discussion de mariage se fait par les parents elle-même, l’enfant fille na aucun droit d’être associer pendant la discussion de mariage. Le mariage précoce ou forcé prive une fille de son enfance et limite ses perspectives d’avenir. Il perturbe son éducation, aggrave les risques de violences conjugales et compromet sa santé avec des grossesses précoces ou forcé qui peuvent mettre en danger la vie de la mère.
L’éducation figure parmi les meilleures stratégies pour protéger les filles et éviter les mariages précoces ou forcé. Pourtant, dans notre communauté nonante enfants filles sur cent sont inscrits à l’école primaire, mais seulement cinquante enfants filles sur cent terminent le cycle de l’école secondaire. Les filles de moins de 18ans est en dehors du système scolaire. Or les filles qui sont allées à l’école secondaire courent jusqu’à six fois moins de risques de se marier avant 18 ans.

English translation by community member Marie-France Gozzo

The education of a young girl in our community

In the DRC, especially in our community, one out of ten girls who are married are below the age of 15, and half of married women between the ages of 20 and 49 were married before they were 18. A child bride does not have a say in the choice of her husband, and the entire discussion of the marriage is done by her parents, without the child bride taking part. These early and arranged marriages deprive a young girl of her childhood and limit her view of the future. They disrupt her education and put her at greater risk of domestic violence and early or forced pregnancies, which will put the life of the mother in danger.

Education is amongst the best strategies in terms of protecting girls from early or forced marriages. However, in our community, ninety young girls out of a hundred are registered in elementary school, but only fifty out of the hundred complete their education to the secondary level. Girls under 18 are not included in the school system. But girls who completed their secondary education are six times less likely to marry before the age of 18.

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Sarjo Camara Singateh's picture

merci

Nashimwe

ce' tre bien exposer. felicitation

cheers
Sarjo

sarjo

Merci, pour votre reaction

ESPERANCE

Merci Esperance, pour votre participation et votre témoignage sur les conditions d’éducation pour les jeunnes filles de votre communauté. Vous avez raison que l’éducation est l’une des meilleurs strategies pour éviter les marriage précoce or forcé. Et nous vous remercions pour le courage que vous montrez en osant parler de choses qui sont, pour le moment, acceptés. Mais les voixs de vous et vos soeurs a World Puls serviront comme agents de change.
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Nashimwe Esperance's picture

Merci pour la lecture

Merci pour la lecture

ESPERANCE

Translation: May 10, 2013 l’education de l’enfant fille dans notre communaute: the education of a young girl in our community.
In the DRC, especially in our community, one out of ten girls who are married are below the age of 15, and half of married women between the ages of 20 and 49 were married before they were 18. A child bride does not have a say in the choice of her husband, and the entire discussion of the marriage is done by her parents, without the child bride taking part. These early and arranged marriages deprive a young girl of her childhood and limit her view of the future. They disrupt her education and put her at greater risk of domestic violence and early or forced pregnancies, which will put the life of the mother in danger.
Education is amongst the best strategies in terms of protecting girls from early or forced marriages. However, in our community, ninety young girls out of a hundred are registered in elementary school, but only fifty out of the hundred complete their education to the secondary level. Girls under 18 are not included in the school system. But girls who completed their secondary education are six times less likely to marry before the age of 18.

Nashimwe Esperance's picture

Merci pour la lecture

Merci pour la lecture

ESPERANCE

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