The girls stand confidently and proudly as they walk out of the training centre.
Child marriage rates
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 15
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 18
* Child marriage prevalence is the percentage of women 20-24 years old who were married or in union before they were 18 years old.
* According to UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2016.
There is no data available on child marriage in Angola.
Legal age of marriage
Under the Angola Family Code, only people over the age of 18 can marry. However, the law allows for exceptions: boys may marry at 16 and girls at 15 with the permission of a person having authority over the minor.