A victim of forced arranged marriage

A roma girl, victim of forced arranged marriage.

Roma girls, very young, objects of combined marriages, are the tragic victims of antique traditions being perpetuated: early marriages are a physical and psychological violences on these girls, which produces social exclusion, drop out from education, risks on health, early maternity, scarce capacity of self-determination.

UNICEF reports on this in its Report on the condition of children in ex-Jugoslavia