Types of Violence - - MENA region

Achieving MDG 1 in the Arab region: Gender equality and role of the families

29.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This article focuses on the issue of child marriage and its negative effects on girl´s health, education, economics and vulnerability to spousal violence.It gives data and information on child marriage in the MENA region, explaining the factors that negatively contribute to this phenomenon and the measures needed to stop it, whilst promoting gender equality and empowering women.


  • Type of publication : Article
  • Author : Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi
  • Publishing house : Doha International Family Institute (DIFI)
  • Publication date : 2013
  • Number of pages : 11
  • Language : English


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