Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

Underage marriage

In the space of only one year, 276,000 under-age girls were married and 109,000 teenagers gave birth in Iran


1,289 mothers gave birth aged 14 in the year 1391 (2012-2013). There were another 275 births to 13-year-old mothers, 50 to girls aged 12 and 17 births to 11-year-old mothers. Four girls gave birth at the age of 10.

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