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Child marriage and maternal health

Organisation: Girls Not Brides Year: 2017

Written by Girls Not Brides, this information sheet takes a look at the link between child marriage and maternal health. It highlights that countries with high rates of child marriage typically have poor maternal and child health outcomes including higher rates of infant and maternal mortality. The brief also looks at what can be done to improve the maternal health of adolescent girls.

TAGS: Fact sheet and brief International Health