CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
Young People speak out on the issue of Child Marriage in Sierra Leone
5 questions polled on this topic
22% response rate
6,025 responded out of 27,819 polled
Sep 2. 2016
Do U think Child Marriage is a BIG problem for youth in SL?
Sep 2. 2016
Tell us who U think is affected most by Child Marriage?
Sep 2. 2016
Who do U think is responsible for Child Marriage?
Sep 2. 2016
Who can we work with to end Child Marriage?
Sep 2. 2016
Please tell us what U would do to end child marriage in Sierra Leone...

POLL RESULTS

SEP 2. 2016
Do U think Child Marriage is a BIG problem for youth in SL?
6,025 responded out of 27,819 polled
Female
7%
No
 
No
93%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
8%
No
 
No
92%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
89%
yes
 
yes
11%
no
 
no

20-24
93%
yes
 
yes
7%
no
 
no

25-30
92%
yes
 
yes
8%
no
 
no

31-34
98%
yes
 
yes
2%
no
 
no

35+
92%
yes
 
yes
8%
no
 
no
8%
No
 
No
92%
Yes
 
Yes
SEP 2. 2016
Tell us who U think is affected most by Child Marriage?
5,272 responded out of 6,025 polled
Female
19%
All
 
All
3%
Community
 
Community
9%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Boy
 
Boy
66%
Girl
 
Girl

Male
28%
All
 
All
5%
Community
 
Community
10%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Boy
 
Boy
52%
Girl
 
Girl
0-14
0%
boy
 
boy
0%
all
 
all
0%
parents
 
parents
0%
girl
 
girl
0%
community
 
community

15-19
4%
boy
 
boy
17%
all
 
all
13%
parents
 
parents
58%
girl
 
girl
7%
community
 
community

20-24
6%
boy
 
boy
26%
all
 
all
16%
parents
 
parents
47%
girl
 
girl
5%
community
 
community

25-30
3%
boy
 
boy
31%
all
 
all
13%
parents
 
parents
49%
girl
 
girl
5%
community
 
community

31-34
1%
boy
 
boy
34%
all
 
all
8%
parents
 
parents
53%
girl
 
girl
4%
community
 
community

35+
1%
boy
 
boy
32%
all
 
all
15%
parents
 
parents
45%
girl
 
girl
7%
community
 
community
27%
All
 
All
5%
Community
 
Community
10%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Boy
 
Boy
55%
Girl
 
Girl
SEP 2. 2016
Who do U think is responsible for Child Marriage?
4,658 responded out of 5,272 polled
Female
13%
All
 
All
4%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
70%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Boy
 
Boy
10%
Girl
 
Girl

Male
17%
All
 
All
8%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
61%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Boy
 
Boy
11%
Girl
 
Girl
0-14
0%
community leaders
 
community leaders
0%
boy
 
boy
0%
all
 
all
0%
parents
 
parents
0%
girl
 
girl

15-19
7%
community leaders
 
community leaders
4%
boy
 
boy
14%
all
 
all
66%
parents
 
parents
10%
girl
 
girl

20-24
5%
community leaders
 
community leaders
5%
boy
 
boy
11%
all
 
all
66%
parents
 
parents
12%
girl
 
girl

25-30
7%
community leaders
 
community leaders
1%
boy
 
boy
19%
all
 
all
63%
parents
 
parents
10%
girl
 
girl

31-34
9%
community leaders
 
community leaders
2%
boy
 
boy
17%
all
 
all
64%
parents
 
parents
7%
girl
 
girl

35+
3%
community leaders
 
community leaders
4%
boy
 
boy
21%
all
 
all
60%
parents
 
parents
12%
girl
 
girl
16%
All
 
All
7%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
62%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Boy
 
Boy
11%
Girl
 
Girl
SEP 2. 2016
Who can we work with to end Child Marriage?
4,339 responded out of 4,658 polled
Female
40%
All
 
All
26%
Government
 
Government
9%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
16%
Parents
 
Parents
9%
Children
 
Children

Male
43%
All
 
All
20%
Government
 
Government
13%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
17%
Parents
 
Parents
8%
Children
 
Children
0-14
0%
community leaders
 
community leaders
0%
all
 
all
0%
parents
 
parents
0%
children
 
children
0%
government
 
government

15-19
9%
community leaders
 
community leaders
27%
all
 
all
19%
parents
 
parents
14%
children
 
children
33%
government
 
government

20-24
10%
community leaders
 
community leaders
30%
all
 
all
22%
parents
 
parents
11%
children
 
children
26%
government
 
government

25-30
15%
community leaders
 
community leaders
42%
all
 
all
16%
parents
 
parents
8%
children
 
children
19%
government
 
government

31-34
13%
community leaders
 
community leaders
43%
all
 
all
19%
parents
 
parents
9%
children
 
children
16%
government
 
government

35+
14%
community leaders
 
community leaders
54%
all
 
all
12%
parents
 
parents
4%
children
 
children
16%
government
 
government
42%
All
 
All
22%
Government
 
Government
12%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
16%
Parents
 
Parents
8%
Children
 
Children
SEP 2. 2016
Please tell us what U would do to end child marriage in Sierra Leone...
3,222 responded out of 4,339 polled
child
marriage
will
community
early
parent
children
government
stop
parents
girl
girls
law
education
laws
school
put
help
people
end
leaders
need
educate
leone
sierra
give
tell
talk
also
let
sensitization
effect
can
advice
marrage
country
go
take
age
report
encourage
must
make
good
one
enforce
mariage
send
boys
communities

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