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H 1 Minimum Marriage Age Laws and the Prevalence Of Child Marriage and Adolescent Birth:
Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa.

International Family Planning Perspectives

41

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p. 58-68

06/2015

P 301 w

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Four of the 12 countries had laws that consistently set the minimum age for marriage at 18 or older. After adjustment for covariates, the prevalence of child marriage was 40% lower in countries with consistent laws against child marriage than in countries without consistent laws against the practice (prevalence ratio, 0.6). The prevalence of teenage childbearing was 25% lower in countries with consistent minimum marriage age laws than in countries without consistent laws (0.8).

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http://www.guttmacher.org/journals/toc/ipsrh4102toc.html

AFRIQUE SUBSAHARIENNE ; MARIAGE FORCÉ ; GROSSESSE ; ADOLESCENTE ; STATISTIQUE ; COMPARAISON

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