Child marriage is defined as a marriage where at least one party is under the age of 18


Child marriage could interfere with school attendance

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 28 (1) (e); Article 10 (f) & 16 (2), Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; Article 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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