Most of the girls that are affected by the aforementioned situation will eventually have negative effects on their emotional well being.
An Indian research conducted in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh found that the spouses of early marriage usually suffered from great psychosocial damage (UNICEF, 2001).
For instance, Demographic Health Survey data collected from Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, and Kazakhstan had shown a clear link between marriage and withdrawal from school (UNICEF, 2001).
A girl will drop out from school, if a good marriage prospect arises (UNICEF, 2001).
Out of its wealth and egoistic, western society chooses to marry later in life until they have built a decent maturity in age, education and financial state.
As early marriage is widely practiced in developing countries, a global issue has arisen as to whether early marriage does really hinder self development due to the consequences it brings to young girls.
The percentage of women being married before age 18 is estimated from 20 to 50 percent in average in developing countries (Joyce, et al. But then, developed countries are unlikely to experience the resembling pattern of matrimony.
The marital union is normally delayed too long although this practise is believed to bring the most apparent reason for the breakdown in sexual ethics (Orsi, 2001).
As for Muslim, they must not neglect the Sunna of the Prophet Muhammad that encourages early marriage among young couples so they can produce healthy offspring. The hazardous infections as HIV will spread widely if the practice of premarital sex has became a lifestyle. 2 Early marriage as the solution of committing sin from religious perspectives. As prevention before things become worst, it is better for them to get married and make sex without worrying about sins. Early marriage is looked upon as a platform for young people to mature together.
Christian teaching proscribes its worshipper from the extra marital activities; Islam regards sex before marriage as a major sin. Moreover, they share experiences at an early age before any trace of egoism take roots in their heart.