Age at first marriage varies significantly across countries. In general the higher is per capita income, the older are people who get married at first time. In developed European Countries like Germany, France, Italy, Sweeden, Norway and Finland the age at first marriage exceeds 30 years. On the other hand in low income African countries the age at first marriage is between 17-20 years for females and 23-25 years for males.
This page surveys gender equality by country and focuses on each country’s promotion of not only women’s rights, but women in positions of power.
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The Commission will address as its priority theme ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work’. In addition, it will evaluate progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from the fifty-eighth session (2014) on ‘Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls’ ThemesPriority theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of workReview theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)Emerging issue/Focus area: The empowerment of...
Date of Event: 8-12 February 2016 Event Holder: UN Economic and Social Council Description: The Executive Board governs the operational activities of UN-Women and provides operational policy guidance to the Entity.