CHILD PROTECTION
Follow up article - Over 4500 minors dropped out of school this year because of early marriage and the number seems to be on the increase
6 questions polled on this topic
25% response rate
12,241 responded out of 49,408 polled
Nov 22. 2016
Did you know over 4500 minors dropped out of school this year because of early marriage and the number seems to be on the increase?
Nov 22. 2016
How can school systems discourage children from early marriages?
Nov 22. 2016
How can school systems discourage parents and guardians from encouraging early marriages?
Nov 22. 2016
Will early school enrollment for children work as a way of addressing the problem of early marriages?
Nov 22. 2016
Will school feeding schemes help to keep children in schools?
Nov 22. 2016
What do you think school system can do to address this problem?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 22. 2016
Did you know over 4500 minors dropped out of school this year because of early marriage and the number seems to be on the increase?
12,241 responded out of 49,408 polled
Female
32%
No
 
No
68%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
31%
No
 
No
69%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
57%
yes
 
yes
43%
no
 
no

15-19
71%
yes
 
yes
29%
no
 
no

20-24
66%
yes
 
yes
34%
no
 
no

25-30
68%
yes
 
yes
32%
no
 
no

31-34
73%
yes
 
yes
27%
no
 
no

35+
69%
yes
 
yes
31%
no
 
no
31%
No
 
No
69%
Yes
 
Yes
NOV 22. 2016
How can school systems discourage children from early marriages?
8,554 responded out of 12,241 polled
early
marriages
school
children
marriage
education
child
teach
schools
teaching
educate
dangers
educating
must
disadvantages
guidance
parents
can
counselling
effects
awareness
girls
campaigns
also
fees
think
yes
lessons
girl
life
introducing
students
pupils
sex
teachers
will
introduce
free
giving
age
discourage
young
importance
married
know
councelling
counseling
poverty
telling
bad
NOV 22. 2016
How can school systems discourage parents and guardians from encouraging early marriages?
6,920 responded out of 8,554 polled
parents
early
children
marriages
school
child
marriage
education
must
educating
educate
teach
can
meetings
teaching
also
guardians
dangers
police
schools
awareness
will
effects
campaigns
disadvantages
importance
law
encourage
report
need
telling
parent
know
fees
married
tell
girl
get
giving
give
laws
community
workshops
encouraging
life
reporting
age
educated
girls
time
NOV 22. 2016
Will early school enrollment for children work as a way of addressing the problem of early marriages?
6,598 responded out of 6,920 polled
Female
45%
No
 
No
55%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
47%
No
 
No
53%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
73%
yes
 
yes
27%
no
 
no

15-19
62%
yes
 
yes
38%
no
 
no

20-24
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no

25-30
47%
yes
 
yes
53%
no
 
no

31-34
48%
yes
 
yes
52%
no
 
no

35+
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no
47%
No
 
No
53%
Yes
 
Yes
NOV 22. 2016
Will school feeding schemes help to keep children in schools?
5,926 responded out of 6,073 polled
Female
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
81%
yes
 
yes
19%
no
 
no

20-24
81%
yes
 
yes
19%
no
 
no

25-30
79%
yes
 
yes
21%
no
 
no

31-34
82%
yes
 
yes
18%
no
 
no

35+
85%
yes
 
yes
15%
no
 
no
19%
No
 
No
81%
Yes
 
Yes
NOV 22. 2016
What do you think school system can do to address this problem?
2,568 responded out of 3,093 polled
children
school
early
parents
marriages
child
must
education
marriage
schools
can
teach
educate
problem
will
students
think
work
introduce
age
system
awareness
guidance
teaching
educating
subject
pupils
girl
police
dangers
report
girls
campaigns
make
counselling
give
help
yes
fees
lessons
like
encourage
curriculum
issue
teachers
free
also
community
effects
time

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