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Ending child marriage in Africa: opening the door for girls’ education, health, and freedom from violence

Organisation: Human Rights Watch Year: 2015

In this report, Human Rights Watch looks at the factors leading to child marriage in Africa and the dire lifelong consequences linked to the practice.

It suggests a way forward by making clear recommendations to key African stakeholders including: the African Union, Heads of State and Government and Parliaments, National Ministries of Education, National Ministries of Health, as well as National Ministries of Justice and Home Affairs. 

TAGS: Report South Sudan Tanzania Zimbabwe Sub-Saharan Africa Education Health Human rights and justice