Types of Violence - Jordan

A study on early marriage in Jordan 2014

20.05.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This report presents the findings of a quantitative and qualitative examination, of early marriage practices among Jordanians, as well as Palestinians and Syrians currently living in Jordan, it covers mainly the time period between 2005- 2012. The study focuses on cases of early marriage for girls under Islamic law, and it provides an insight into attitudes to child marriage, and establishes a baseline against which efforts could be done to eliminate this practice. 


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • Publishing house : United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 46
  • Language : English


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