Child marriage around the world:

Bolivia

Child marriage rates
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 15
3%
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 18
22%

* References

* 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.

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Child marriage rates
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 15
3%
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 18
22%

* References

* 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.

22% of girls in Bolivia are married before their 18th birthday, while 3% are married before their 15th birthday.

Minimum age of marriage

The minimum age of marriage is 14 for girls and 16 for boys. A parent or a guardian must approve marriages between adolescents under 18.

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