Types of Violence - Arab League

Ending Child Marriage in the Arab Region

13.10.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This report presents on child marriage in the Arab region for the year 2013. It explains how ending child marriage would help countries achieve their Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that aim to combat poverty and improve health and quality of life for all. It emphasizes the importance of taking a broad approach to end child marriage, including mandating more years of compulsory education, setting and enforcing the legal minimum age of marriage, raising community awareness about the harm caused by early marriage, and involving families to find ways to prevent child marriage.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi and Shaimaa Ibrahim
  • Publishing house : Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
  • Publication date : 2013
  • Number of pages : 8
  • Language : English


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