TITLE

Early Marriage and Motherhood in Sub-Saharan Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Locoh, Therese
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Women's International Network News;Winter2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issue of early marriage and motherhood in Africa. Statistics on early marriage in some Sahelian countries; How pregnancy is viewed in different societies; Risk of death following pregnancy; Dangers of pregnancy for adolescents; Efforts to improve the level of knowledge about adolescent fertility and its effects.
ACCESSION #
2742369

 

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