Mongolian Children's Rights before and after divorce


Child abuse is one of many abuses in the world, and one of the many social issues that are ignored in Mongolia. Divorce rates may be up every year but the real victims are not the mothers or fathers but the children. It is not easy for children to find their position in society when they have never experienced the warmth of a loving family or parents; not to mention the severe psychological problems they could develop.

There is a study showing that most divorces are initiated by men. Researchers interpret that young couples separate after marriage because they do not realize their duties as citizens before their society. Once a family is separated, not only does the child suffer psychologically, but with child custody issues, court orders and such, the child’s rights are violated.

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