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This factsheet is part of a series of country profiles for 41 countries with a child marriage prevalence of 30 per cent or more, put together by UNFPA in October 2012.
Author World Vision
Emphasises that there has been a failure to recognise the role of fragility as a major driver of early marriage and looks at how marriage is considered a form of protection or poverty reduction mechanism for girls in this context. Identifies key actions that can be taken, both globally and by the UK Government.