Early marriage, marital relations and intimate partner violence in Ethiopia.

@article{Erulkar2013EarlyMM,
  title={Early marriage, marital relations and intimate partner violence in Ethiopia.},
  author={Annabel S. Erulkar},
  journal={International perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={6-13}
}
CONTEXT A considerable proportion of women worldwide are married during childhood. Although many studies have examined early marriage (before age 18), few have compared outcomes or correlates among girls married during different stages of adolescence or have focused on girls married very early (before age 15). METHODS Data from a population-based survey conducted in 2009-2010 in seven Ethiopian regions were used to examine early marriage among 1,671 women aged 20-24. Cross-tabulations and… CONTINUE READING