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Ending child marriage in the Arab region

Organisation: Population Reference Bureau Year: 2013

In this brief, the Population Reference Bureau presents the latest data on child marriage in the Arab region, which includes members of the League of Arab States (stretching from Morocco to Oman).

It explains how ending child marriage would help these countries achieve their Millennium Development Goals and emphasises the importance of taking a broad, multi-sectoral approach to end child marriage.

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