2014 | UNFPA

This UNFPA fact sheet provides information about child marriage in Kyrgyzstan and offers recommendations aimed at addressing the issue.

It includes:

  • A review of national legislation and the country’s ratification of the various international standards relevant to the issue,
  • Analysis of current practices and attitudes towards child marriages,
  • Statistical information about the prevalence of the practice.

The methodology for this study involved a review of the existing legal framework and literature related to child marriage in Kyrgyzstan, and interviews with child spouses and experts working in the fields of children’s and women’s rights.