New Findings on Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  title={New Findings on Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Suzanne Petroni and Mara C. Steinhaus and Natacha Stevanovic Fenn and Kirsten Stoebenau and Amy Gregowski},
  journal={Annals of global health},
  volume={83 5-6},
Despite increasing global attention and commitments by countries to end the harmful practice of child marriage, each year some 15 million girls marry before the age of 18. The preponderance of the evidence produced historically on child marriage comes from South Asia, where the vast majority of child brides live. Far less attention has been paid to child… CONTINUE READING