Employment discrimination happens when an employee or job applicant is treated unfavorably because of his or her race, skin color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, or age.
According to the campaign, Girls Not Brides, one in three women in the developing world are said to be married before they turn 18.
In Niger, where the age of legal marriage for girls is 15, 76 per cent of girls are believed to be married before their 18th birthday.
Girls Not Brides' executive director, Lakshmi Sundaram told : "A range of international treaties and conventions point to the need for setting a minimum age of marriage of 18.
Job seekers have the same rights as employees, and both are protected by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) passed in 1978.
Hostile Work Environment A hostile work environment is created when harassment or discrimination interferes with an employee’s work performance or creates a difficult or offensive work environment for an employee or group of employees.