The Dark Side of Syrian Refugee Crisis: Child, Early and Forced Marriage in the Case of Turkey

The Dark Side of Syrian Refugee Crisis: Child, Early and Forced Marriage in the Case of Turkey
Furkan YILDIZ

Abstract
In modern world, political and security-based crisis trigger social crises. Because of Syrian Civil War, 13.5 million Syrian people need humanitarian assistance due to this war. One of the problem as a human rights violation is child, early and forced marriage problem. Challenging life conditions, and the precarious economic situation of some families, which encourage them to marry off their daughters to ease their financial responsibilities direct refugees this brutal business. Girls and women are forced into marriage without their consents by traffickers and even their own relatives. As a result of the geopolitical location, religious and historical similarities, Turkey hosts almost 3 million Syrian refugees. In this regard, this study indicates existing legal and social measures and evaluates their efficiencies.
 
Key words
Child, early and forced marriage, International Law, Syrian Refugee Crisis, Turkey’s Efforts.

 

The Dark Side of Syrian Refugee Crisis Child, Early and Forced Marriage in the Case of Turkey