Child Marriage in the Middle East and North Africa

A multi-country study

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The study involved six MENA countries; Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Yemen and was undertaken to assess the prevalence of child marriage, nature of child marriage practices and the political and socio economic factors influencing child marriage practices in the MENA region. On this basis, the study generates regional and country specific recommendations for strengthening promising practices in addressing child marriage. The study presents key findings and recommendations structured around the UNICEF-UNFPA Global Programme on Ending Child Marriage.

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Available for download is: +Child marriage full report +Executive Summary +Country briefs for Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan and Yemen
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