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Child marriage in West and Central Africa

This resource from UNICEF provides data and analysis on child marriages in West and Central Africa. Child marriage is still a significant issue in this region, and has adverse effects on the education, health, and overall development of adolescents and youth. 

This resource provides information on:

The resource also highlights key actions required to address child marriage, including:

This resource is available in English and French. To access the full resource, go to: https://www.unicef.org/wca/reports/child-marriage-west-and-central-africa [1]

Photo credit: Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID.