|Marriage is freely discussed, with input from the individual who wants to marry.
||Marriage is discussed by the parents or other family members, and a marriage partner is assigned to the individual. The individual has no say in the matter.
|The individual freely and fully consents to marry. While the families are involved, the final decision is made by the individual.
||There is no freedom of choice for the individual involved. Violence, manipulation and/or coercion are applied to make the individual agree to marry.
|An agreement to marry is made. Arranged Marriage takes place.
||The person is married against their will. Forced marriage takes place.