At What Cost? The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage
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Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 11 am ET / 13:30 - 15:00 GMT
Location: MC 2-800, WBG Headquarters
2017-06-27 13:30 2017-06-27 15:00 UTC At What Cost? The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage At What Cost? The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage http://live.worldbank.org/economic-impacts-of-child-marriage Washington DC The World bank firstname.lastname@example.org
Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. Child marriage is a global challenge that has been shown to contribute to a number of harmful consequences, including school dropout, early pregnancy, intimate partner violence and infant mortality. But what are the economic impacts of child marriage? Join the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the World Bank to discuss the findings from a groundbreaking research project to uncover the economic costs of child marriage.
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