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Emerging concerns and case studies on child marriage in Sri Lanka

Author: Savitri Goonesekere, and Harini Amarasuriya Organisation: UNICEF Year: 2013

This UNICEF report looks at the links between statutory rape and early marriage and early cohabitation in Sri Lanka.

It finds that early marriage cannot be considered a traditional practice in Sri Lanka and that there was a high level of public awareness regarding the minimum age of marriage.

TAGS: Report Sri Lanka South Asia Human rights and justice