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Girl Child Marriage, Socioeconomic Status, and Undernutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author:
Yvette Efevbera
Source:
BMC Medicine
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Publication Year:
2019
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Girl child marriage, socioeconomic status, and undernutrition: evidence from 35 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study looks at data gathered from 35 Sub-Saharan Africa nations from 1991-2014 and concludes that aside from low socio-economic status, child marriage appears to be related with reduced risk of being underweight in among female populations.

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