Statistics::Forced marriage


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Statistics Percent of girls who were forced to marry before a certain age:<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

  • South Asia before the age of 18: 48%
  • Bangladesh before the age of 15: 27.3%
  • Africa before the age of 18: 42%
  • Niger before age of 15: 26%
  • Kyrgyzstan before age of 18: 21.2%
  • Kazakhstan before the age of 18: 14.4%

Forced marriage sections
Intro  Historical context  Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery  Istanbul Convention  Causes of forced marriages  Consequences  Violence  Relation to dowry and bride price  Marriage by abduction  Forced marriage as a way of solving disputes  Widow inheritance  In armed conflict  Forced marriage by partner  Escaping a forced marriage  Sharia law  Shotgun wedding  By country  Statistics  See also  References  External links  

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