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AlgeriaFemale2005UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years181
AlgeriaMale2005UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years211
AndorraFemale2001UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years162
AndorraMale2001UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years162
AngolaFemale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years183
AngolaMale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years183
Antigua and BarbudaFemale1997UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years184
Antigua and BarbudaMale1997UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years185
ArgentinaFemale2002UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years166
ArgentinaMale2002UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years186
ArmeniaFemale2002UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years177
ArmeniaMale2002UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years177
AustraliaFemale2006UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years188
AustraliaMale2006UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years188
AustriaFemale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years169
AustriaMale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years169
AzerbaijanFemale2007UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1710
AzerbaijanMale2007UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1810
BahamasFemale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years1811
BahamasMale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years1811
BangladeshFemale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1812
BangladeshMale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years2112
BarbadosFemale2002UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years166
BarbadosMale2002UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years166
BelarusFemale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1813
BelarusMale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1813
BelgiumFemale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years18 
BelgiumMale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years18 
BelizeFemale1999UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1814
BelizeMale1999UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1814
BeninFemale2005UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1515
BeninMale2005UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1815
BhutanFemale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1816
BhutanMale2004UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1816
BoliviaFemale1995UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1417
BoliviaMale1995UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1617
Bosnia and HerzegovinaFemale2006UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1818
Bosnia and HerzegovinaMale2006UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1818
BotswanaFemale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years2119
BotswanaMale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years2119
BrazilFemale2003UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years2120
BrazilMale2003UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years2120
BulgariaFemale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years1821
BulgariaMale2003UNPD_Inquiry on Population and Development_2003Years1821
Burkina FasoFemale2005UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1722
Burkina FasoMale2005UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years2022
BurundiFemale2001UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1823
BurundiMale2001UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years2123
CambodiaFemale2006UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years1824
CambodiaMale2006UNDAW_CEDAW Country Reports_Aug2007Years2024

Footnotes

1 - 32nd session country report.
2 - 25th session country report.
3 - 31st session country report. Women and men who have reached the age of 15 and 16 respectively may marry only under exceptional circumstances.
4 - 17th session country report. Women and men who have reached the age of 15 may marry with parental consent.
5 - 17th session country report. Women and men who have reached the age of 15 may marry only parental consent.
6 - Exceptional session 2002.
7 - Exceptional session 2002. Women who have reached the age of 16 may marry only under exceptional circumstances.
8 - 34th session country report. In exceptional circumstances, where one party to a proposed marriage is under the age of 18 years and has already turned 16 years, the court may grant approval to that person being married to a specific person over the age of 18 years.
9 - Women and men who have reached the age of 16 may marry only with parental consent.
10 - 37th session country report. Women and men who have reached the age of 16 and 17 respectively may marry only under exceptional circumstances.
11 - Women and men who have reached the age of 16 and 17 respectively may marry with parental consent.
12 - 31st session country report.
13 - 30th session country report. Women who have reached the age of 15 may marry only under exceptional circumstances.
14 - 21st session country report.
15 - 33rd session country report. Based on customary law of Dahomey, women between 14-15 years of age and men between 18-20 are allowed to marry. Differences are also reported depending on ethnic group and form of marriage.
16 - 30th session country report.
17 - 14th session country report.
18 - 35th session country report. Women who have reached the age of 16 may marry only under exceptional circumstances which require authorization from the civil court.
19 - Women and men who have reached the age of 18 may marry only with parental consent.
20 - 29th session country report. Women and men who have reached the age of 16 may marry only with parental consent.
21 - Women and men who have reached the age of 16 may marry under exceptional circumstances which require authorization of the civil court.
22 - 33rd session country report. Women and men who have reached the age of 15 and 18 respectively may marry under exceptional circumstances which require authorization of the civil court.
23 - 24th session country report. Exceptions may be made only on serious grounds such as pregnancy.
24 - 34th session country report. Women and men below the age of 18 and 20 respectively may marry only under exceptional circumstances which require parental consent.
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Gender Info

Source:  United Nations Statistics Division

Gender Info 2007 is a global database of gender statistics and indicators on a wide range of policy areas, including: population, families, health, education, work, and political participation. It can be used by governments, international organizations, advocacy groups, researchers and others in need of statistics for planning, analysis, advocacy and awareness-raising. Users will find in Gender Info an easy-to-use tool to shed light on gender issues through customizable tables, graphs and maps. It is an initiative of the United Nations Statistics Division, produced in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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