Child Marriage in West and Central Africa

At a Glance

Child Marriage in West and Central Africa
Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID

Highlights

Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth. This brochure provides recent data and analysis of child marriage in the region.

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Author

UNFPA and UNICEF

Publication date

Languages

English,
French

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