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Associations between Village-level Norms on Marital Age and Marital Choice Outcomes among Adolescent Wives in Rural Niger

Associations between Village-level Norms on Marital Age and Marital Choice Outcomes among Adolescent Wives in Rural Niger

Author: 
Holly Baker Shakya
Jay Silverman
Kathryn M. Barker
Charlotte Lapsansky
Jennifer Yore
Sani Aliou
Mohamad I. Brooks
Anita Raj
Publication Date
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Affiliation: 

Center on Gender Equity and Health, University of California San Diego (Shakya, Silverman, Barker, Yore, Raj); United Nations Children's Fund, or UNICEF (Lapsansky); Pathfinder International, Niger (Aliou); Pathfinder USA (Brooks)

"...community-level norms related to girls' marital choice and agency should be targets of interventions to help avert early marriage of girls in Niger."

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SSM Population Health. 2020 Aug; 11: 100621. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100621. Image credit: Adama Ali Zourkaleini 2017

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