Research Article Feminization of Poverty-The Cause and Consequence of Early Childhood Marriages in Iran Kameel Ahmady www.kameelahmady.com Kameel.ahmady@gmail.com Abstract Many scholars, studying multiple countries, find that, overall, women are more likely to be poor than are their male counterparts (Findlay & Wright, 1996). In this article, we synthesize the primary, and most consistent findings that emerge…