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Child marriage in Albania (overview)

Organisation: UNFPA Year: 2014

This UNFPA fact sheet provides information about child marriage in Albania and offers recommendations aimed at addressing the issue.

It includes:

  • A review of national legislation and the country’s ratification of the various international standards relevant to the issue,
  • Analysis of current practices and attitudes towards child marriage,
  • Statistical information about the prevalence of the practice

The fact sheet was developed by reviewing the existing legal framework and literature related to child marriages in Albania, and interviewing child spouses and experts working in the fields of children’s and women’s rights.

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