Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage Country Profiles 2018

Publication Date: August 2019
Author: UNFPA, UNICEF

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These country profiles are a supplement to the 2018 annual report of the Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage. These profiles provide information on the main achievements made to end child marriage, as well as a snapshot of local indicators, strategies and partnerships, in each of the 12 countries within the joint programme: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. 

The 2018 annual report can be found here:

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