Factors Causing the Occurrence of Marriage of the Under Age Children in the City of Manado the Province of North Sulawesi

Rosdalina ., Wulanmas A.P.G. Frederik, J. Ronald Mawuntu, Abdurrahman Konoras


Marriage is one of the commands that are highly recommended to all mankind. Human as a legal subject has the right to exercise legal powers granted by the Act. Each individual legal authority to perform marriages has been clearly regulated in Law Number 1 of 1974 on Marriage. This paper describes the factors that cause the occurrence of early marriages in the city of Manado North Sulawesi Province. The number of respondents in this paper is of 100 people by employing qualitative descriptive analysis. The results showed that the main factors that led to the early marriage in the city of Manado are pregnancies due to promiscuity. Other factors are the lack of knowledge of parents and children on the rules of marriage, economic factors and their marriage dispensation from the court.

Keywords: Marriage, the underage children.

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