Country Niger
Year 2019
Type of Measure Violence against women > Regulations
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage

Brief Description

Niger has adopted Decree No. 2019/369 of 19 July 2019 establishing child protection committees at the national, regional, departmental, communal, village and tribal levels. It will serve as a support for awareness raising and advocacy on the issue of child marriage. 

Source of Information

Niger's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.29.