Early Marriage: A traditional harmful practice – A statistical exploration

Oct 22, 2015

Child Protection

Statistical associations between indicators can reveal potential linkages in programming to promote the delay of marriage and point to opportunities to integrate advocacy and behaviour change campaigns towards the prevention of child marriage, and a multivariate analysis allows for the illumination of the net effect of each variable. Anomalies to general trends are often highlighted in the text in order to direct programmers and researchers towards case examples that may require further study or circumstances that may provide models for eradication efforts.

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