Girl Child Marriage, Socioeconomic Status, and Undernutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sustainable Development Goals: 5, 16
- 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.