Child marriage is an important global issue that cuts across countries, religions and cultures. According to research, teenage brides face more troubles than women who marry as adults. They are more likely to die during pregnancy and are at higher risk of mental illness. In developing countries of world, young girls, who belong to rural areas having lower level of education and income are mostly engaged in marital relation in their teenage life. Here is a list of top 10 countries with highest teenage brides population.
Top Ten Countries by Highest Proportion of Teenage Brides by Percentage
|Rank||Country||Percentage of Teenage Brides|
|1.||Dem. Rep. of Congo||74.2|
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