Child marriages still common in mountainous areas

December, 21/2021 - 15:28

In the mountainous province of Bac Kan, many children from ethnic Mong group are dropping out of school to get married. Despite local authorities’ efforts, it is still very challenging to put an end to the traditional custom which has seen many boys and girls carrying the burdens heavier than what they could bear.

In the mountainous province of Bắc Kạn, many children from ethnic Mong group are dropping out of school to get married. Despite local authorities’ efforts, it is still very challenging to put an end to the traditional custom which has seen many boys and girls carrying the burdens heavier than what they could bear.

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