AFRICA MARRIAGE LAWS: A Compendium from 55 African Union Member States (Infographic)

This is an info graphic representation of a collection of marriage laws across African Member States developed in 2016 and updated in 2018 to serve as an updated compilation of Member States’ legal frameworks and legislation related to marriage. It was compiled through desk reviews of Member States’ legal frameworks, including: constitutions, civil codes, family laws and other partner documents and publications

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Languages available: English

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Child marriage; Sexual harassment; Political empowerment

Publication year: 2020

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Plan International