Economic Consequences Of Child Marriage In Mozambique, And What It Will Take To End The Tradition

In April 2016, Mozambique launched a strategy to prevent and eliminate child marriage by 2019. The strategy illustrates a national commitment, but budgeting and monitoring is key. Almost simultaneously, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revealed a $2 billion debt that the government of Mozambique had kept hidden from the parliament. Read more about the economic requirements and struggles associated with outlawing child marriage in Mozambique here: