Child marriage around the world:

Rwanda

Child marriage rates
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 15
1%
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 18
8%

* 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.

The girls stand confidently and proudly as they walk out of the training centre.

Child marriage rates
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 15
1%
UNICEF 2016 % Married by 18
8%

* 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.

8% of girls in Rwanda are married before their 18th birthday. [1]

 

Sources

[1] UNICEF, State of the World’s Children, 2016