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Panel »Childhood in Serbia«: Poverty and side effects

Only 0,8 percent of women age 15 to 49 entered marriage before they were 15, while in Roma communities it mounts 16,9 percent. Moreover, it is estimated that around 0,2 percent of girls age 15 to 17 entered marriage before they were 15, while in case of girls from Roma communities that percentage equals 15,2 percent. Also, there is a visible disparity between women from general population and women from Roma community when it comes to the age of entering first marriage or common law marriage.

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