In some countries, despite the fact that a minimum age for marriage is stipulated by law, the practice of child marriage below that minimum age continues

Human Rights Standards: 

Articles 28 (1) (e), 10 (f) & 16 (2), Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; Articles 24 (3) & 16 (2), Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 12 (2) (c), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa

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Levels of disaggregation: 
Region, Urban/Rural