Ending Child Marriage: Progress and prospects

Read about progress and prospects of ending child marriage worldwide. Published by UNICEF, this report presents an overview of statistics and facts on child marriage. More than 700 million women worldwide, who are alive today, were married before their 18th birthday.

UNICEF presents those countries and populations where girls are at the most risk of being married as children. The consequences of child marriage, lifelong and intergenerational, are also presented and discussed. Reducing current trends will require greater efforts to accelerate progress.

Published 2015-03-06

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Publication year
2014
Format
pdf, 8p.
Our thematic areas
Child Poverty
Keywords
Child marriage
Content Type
Reports

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Publication year
2014
Format
pdf, 8p.
Our thematic areas
Child Poverty
Keywords
Child marriage
Content Type
Reports