Ending child marriage and stopping the spread of HIV: opportunities and challenges for action

Organisation: African Union Year: 2016

This review by the African Union Commission delves into what little is known about the relationship between child marriage and HIV in the existing literature.

It highlights opportunities for further action in this area, particularly in regards to how efforts at ending child marriage can and should be immediately included in HIV programming efforts.

The report explains how addressing both issues is fundamental to the socio-economic development of Africa.

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