The most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of
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Latest items for AOM-PRACTICE-1

Sept. 12, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1, AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-DATA-1, DV-PRACTICE-1, DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-DATA-1, MABFC-DATA-1

"Women and girls are inadequately protected against domestic and other violence, including early and forced marriage and marital rape"(para 17)
Sept. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

“Around 10 percent of marriages involve girls under 18, and in rural areas they can be as young as 13” (para 19).
Aug. 31, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"With 37% of girls married before the age of 18, and 12.5% before the age of 15, the country has the second highest rate of child marriage in Latin America" (para 1).
Aug. 31, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"In a separate case in Melbourne last month, Mohammad Shakir, 34, pleaded guilty to entering a marriage with a 14-year-old bride" (para 16).
Aug. 30, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"One day she’s a child. The next - she’s a wife. That’s the reality for one in three girls in Bangladesh" (1). This is a quote from the narrator at :08 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT). "But today is her last day of childhood. Tomorrow, Beezly is marrying an older man she's met only once. Her groom is 25. Beezly is just 13" (1). This is a quote from the narrator at 1:53 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT). "On the morning of Beezly’s wedding, I can’t help but think how familiar this feels. I spent a large part of my childhood in Bangladesh. My grandmother was married when she was just 10 ...more
Aug. 25, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: CWC-DATA-4, MARR-PRACTICE-1, AOM-PRACTICE-1

“German authorities say that at least 361 migrants aged under 14 are registered as married" (para 1). “A government response to Green Party lawmakers, stated that a total of 1,475 foreigners under 18 in Germany are officially registered as married — mostly girls. They include 664 Syrians, 157 Afghans and 100 Iraqis. Some 120 were aged 14 or 15, while 994 were 16 or older” (para 5-7).
Aug. 23, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

“According to the survey, 37% of girls in Tanzania are married before their 18th birthday. This is based on the percentage of women aged 20-24 years old who were married before they were 18 years old. But not all girls face the same level of risk. Some regions have higher rates than others, with Shinyanga and Tabora having rates of up to 59% and 58% while Dar es Salaam and Iringa have rates as low as 19% and 8%. Girls who live in rural areas and/or come from a poor family are also much more likely to be married early” (para 3-4).
Aug. 23, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

“Girls being trafficked for sex in northern Mexico often have been forced into exploitation as under-age child brides by their husbands, a study showed on Thursday. Three out of four girls trafficked in the region were married at a young age, mostly before age 16, according to Mexican and U.S. researchers in a yet-unpublished study” (para 1-2).
Aug. 15, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"In the town of Entasopia, the girls are undergoing a rite of passage that resembles the tribe’s customary coming-of-age ceremony—but without the usual horror of genital mutilation.'I am very happy because I will not be married off at this age,' says 12-year-old Joan Siyuama as she drinks raw blood from a slaughtered bull to signify her ascendance to adulthood after participating in the ceremony. 'I will now go to school and achieve my dream of becoming a doctor'"(para 1-2)."[Joan] Siyuama is among many Maasai girls who are bucking a tradition that has disfigured millions of their ancestors. For the Maasai community, traditional culture permeates every aspect of daily life. Until ...more
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, a little over 40 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and almost 10 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 40 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and almost 10 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, over 70 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 35 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, around 25 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and over 5 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda, Sri Lanka
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, over 10 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 while less than 5 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, around 5 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 while around 1 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: India
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 50 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 20 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"In Niger, 77% of women aged 20 to 49 were married before the age of 18 compared to 2% of men" (6).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 50 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and almost 20 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 40 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and almost 20 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 10 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 while less than 5 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 50 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 25 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, over 70 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 25 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 40 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and over 10 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Ghana, Kenya
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, around 25 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 5 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 70 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 30 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, over 50 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 10 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 40 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and around 5 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

According to data collected between 2003 and 2008 presented in a graph on page six, almost 50 percent of women aged 20-24 were first married under the age of 18 and a little over 10 percent were married before 15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 11, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Today, it was 12 days of my child delivery. I am living in this shed since child delivery. I am here because myself and my baby is not allow to touch by family members at home...I have already delivered five babies"(para 2). This statement was made by Nandasara Sarki who is 23 years old (ENB-Coder Comment)."'Today is the 12th of baby born. I stayed at health institution for first 24 hours of birth. I returned to home when doctor said that the health of mother and baby is fine. I am living in this shed since I came to home. We all live in shed while having babies. The god ...more
Aug. 10, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"A big number of these children mainly girls are married in their innocent age even 7 years old. In 2001, estimated 37 percent women were reported to married below 18 years of age, the percentage is still feared to be the same after 12 years of the lapse" (5). "In 2012, 75 cases of child marriage were reported by different media agencies; of these total cases, 43 per cent children were from 11 to 15 years old and 32 per cent from the age group 6 to 10 years of age. In 2008-2009, 24228 children of age group 10-14 were reported married and 1029784 children of age group 15-19 were ...more