child marriage

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Definition

Legal or customary union between two people where at least one of the parties is below the age of 18.

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Source(s)

CEDAW and CRC Committees (2014). Joint General Recommendation/General Comment No 31 of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and No 18 of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Harmful Practices. Available at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CEDAW/Pages/Recommendations.aspx

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1062