EVALUATION ON EARLY MARRIAGE: A POVERTY DERIVED CULTURE IN INDONESIA

Ihsana El Khuluqo, Ihsana El Khuluqo (2018) EVALUATION ON EARLY MARRIAGE: A POVERTY DERIVED CULTURE IN INDONESIA. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, Elderly And Disabled, 4 (June). pp. 232-239. ISSN 0128-309X

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Abstract

Birth, marriage and death are the standard trio of key events in most people’s lives. But only one – marriage – is a matter of choice. While early marriage takes many different form and has various causes, one issue is paramount. Whether it happens to a girl or a boy, early marriage violates a panoply of interconnected rights. Early marriage causes serious physical and also psychological harms and suffering, which is commonly defined as gender-related violence. The reasons behind child marriage vary from one country to another. More often than not, child marriage takes place due to cultural aspect and poverty. Indonesia as the biggest country in the southeast Asia region and as the fourth biggest population in the world aren’t so different compared to the whole picture of the world. The lack of literature which explain the interconnection among how culture and poverty (or culture of indigence) affect malformed behavior of the society, especially on early marriage issue. Motivated us to use Jurgen Habermas idea to elucidate the process behind the issue; how culture directly stir every action and decision of the society, including the un-consistency by the government, and Family decision to wed their child as the strategy to solve economic problem

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: ST Bahar Sobari
Date Deposited: 02 May 2019 04:33
Last Modified: 02 May 2019 04:33
URI: http://repository.uhamka.ac.id/id/eprint/697

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