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Child marriage in Azerbaijan (overview)

Organisation: UNFPA Year: 2014

This fact sheet provides information about child marriage in Azerbaijan and offers recommendations aimed at addressing the issue.

It includes:

  • A review of national legislation and the country’s ratification of the various international standards relevant to the issue,
  • Analysis of current practices and attitudes towards child marriages,
  • Statistical information about the prevalence of the practice.

The methodology for this study involved a review of the existing legal framework and literature related to child marriages in Azerbaijan, and interviews and focus groups with child spouses, community members and experts.

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