Country Liberia
Year 2003
Type of Measure Other relevant laws > Property/Inheritance law
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Inheritance Law provides that it is unlawful for any female under the age of 16 to be given in customary marriage to a man.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LBR/6, par. 7.20; Response of the Government of Liberia to the questionnaire on Beijing +15, p. 6