It is a violation of fundamental human rights forced marriage is wrong and cannot be justified on any religious or cultural basis in the uk, forced marriage amounts to a form of domestic violence and/or child abuse. Arranged marriage exists around the world in many countries as an important tradition, and remains a preferred cultural norm for many communities forced marriage, however, is a violation of basic human rights and a form of persecution, and should thus be recognized as a basis for asylum. Child marriage is a major violation of girls' human rights child marriage harms girls' rights to health , education , equality and a life free from violence and exploitation. Yes arranged marriages are contrary to human rights when a marriage is arranged it is usually done by the family, without the bride having any say in the man she marries often times the men are much older than the women/ girls and with them not being able to choose, it goes against their basic human rights.
To make a long story short, stan karp decided not to interfere fortunately, jihana was eventually allowed to go to college he also realized that while arranged marriages are regarded by the west as a violation of a woman' s basic rights and freedoms, the muslims don' t necessarily see it that way. Forced marriages constitute a human rights violation because such a practice violates the basic principle of what marriage is (a joining together in wedlock of two. Human rights activist habiba osman says while there are times when arranged marriages work, it violates one's rights if it happens without the consent of one or both marriage partners every person has the right to marry or get married to a person of his/her choice.
Forced marriage is a grave violation of human rights, in fact it is possible to distinguish forced marriage from the practise of sham marriage or marriage of convenience, a worldwide phenomenon, that describe marriage contracted for the sole purpose of enabling the person to enter or reside in a member state. As a violation of human rights that is endemic in many countries • child marriage can be considered a form of forced marriage because children are unable to give informed consent. Human rights can be grouped, broadly and crudely, into two categories: a priori, ie implied from the principle, and a posteriori, ie appealing to the research on forced marriage.
Arranged marriage - a violation of human rights ulrikke madeleine skeid fossum summer 2010 university of california, berkeley professor kirk boyd ulrikke madeleine skeid. Various international and regional legal instruments recognize forced marriage as a human rights violation aparna lad, 45, who requested her name be changed, is a well-educated housewife she says her parents arranged her marriage. On the eve of international women's day, human rights watch and colleagues from south sudanese women's rights groups are launching a new report on child marriage, and the grave consequences of the.
Arranged marriages may lead to a longer lasting relationship than non-arranged marriages, because the success of the marriage is stronger with a support system, since the parents, community, religion, and cultural background are involved in making and sustaining the marriage bond. Some consider female circumcision a ritualized form of child abuse and violence against women, a violation of human rights the debate over female circumcision is relatively recent the practice was rarely spoken of in africa and little known in the west until the second half of this century. Not every arranged marriage is a forced marriage terre des femmes, a human-rights organisation that campaigns against forced marriage, defines an arranged marriage as one initiated by family, friends or marriage brokers but concluded with the full consent of the bride and groom.
If the arranged marriage is against the person's free will, then, yes, it's against human rights but if both parties agree, then it's fine. Even though the state department considers forced marriage a violation of human rights and, when involving minors, a form of child abuse, there's no awareness of the practice here in the us. Forced marriage is a violation of internationally recognised human rights standards marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.