Secondary education can reduce child marriage by 66%: UNICEF

By - 30 September 2022


30 September 2022

The numbers would fall 80 per cent if all girls continued on to higher education, the report mentioned. Keeping girls in school is the best way to ensure they get married at a later age, the authors noted in the report. Secondary education is a much stronger and more consistent protection against child marriage than primary school education, they added.

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