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Child marriage, adolescent pregnancy and family formation in West and Central Africa: patterns, trends and drivers of change

Organisation: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), UNICEF Year: 2015

Conducted by UNICEF West and Central Africa in partnership with the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW), this study analyses the levels, trends and relationships between child marriage, adolescent pregnancy and family formation across West and Central Africa.

It studies the differences in changes of the rates of child marriage and adolescent pregnancy, the core drivers of these changes and their relation to demographic and socioeconomic factors.

TAGS: Report Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Equatorial Guinea Gabon Sao Tome and Principe Sub-Saharan Africa Health