CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
Young People speak out on the issue of Child Marriage in Sierra Leone
5 questions polled on this topic
35% response rate
12,050 responded out of 33,978 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?
12,050 responded out of 33,978 polled
Female
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

Male
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
0-14
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
91%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No

20-24
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

25-30
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No

31-34
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

35+
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
SEP 2. 2016
Tell us who U think is affected most by Child Marriage?
10,544 responded out of 11,342 polled
Female
66%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
9%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Community
 
Community
19%
All
 
All

Male
52%
Girl
 
Girl
4%
Boy
 
Boy
10%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Community
 
Community
28%
All
 
All
0-14
0%
Girl
 
Girl
0%
Boy
 
Boy
0%
Parents
 
Parents
0%
Community
 
Community
100%
All
 
All

15-19
60%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
12%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Community
 
Community
20%
All
 
All

20-24
52%
Girl
 
Girl
5%
Boy
 
Boy
12%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Community
 
Community
27%
All
 
All

25-30
54%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
10%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Community
 
Community
28%
All
 
All

31-34
58%
Girl
 
Girl
2%
Boy
 
Boy
7%
Parents
 
Parents
6%
Community
 
Community
27%
All
 
All

35+
49%
Girl
 
Girl
1%
Boy
 
Boy
10%
Parents
 
Parents
6%
Community
 
Community
34%
All
 
All
55%
Girl
 
Girl
4%
Boy
 
Boy
10%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Community
 
Community
27%
All
 
All
SEP 2. 2016
Who do U think is responsible for Child Marriage?
9,316 responded out of 9,948 polled
Female
10%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
70%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
13%
All
 
All

Male
11%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
61%
Parents
 
Parents
8%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
17%
All
 
All
0-14
0%
Girl
 
Girl
0%
Boy
 
Boy
100%
Parents
 
Parents
0%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
0%
All
 
All

15-19
11%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
66%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
15%
All
 
All

20-24
12%
Girl
 
Girl
4%
Boy
 
Boy
66%
Parents
 
Parents
6%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
13%
All
 
All

25-30
10%
Girl
 
Girl
2%
Boy
 
Boy
60%
Parents
 
Parents
8%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
20%
All
 
All

31-34
9%
Girl
 
Girl
2%
Boy
 
Boy
63%
Parents
 
Parents
9%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
18%
All
 
All

35+
12%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
60%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
20%
All
 
All
11%
Girl
 
Girl
3%
Boy
 
Boy
62%
Parents
 
Parents
7%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
16%
All
 
All
SEP 2. 2016
Who can we work with to end Child Marriage?
8,678 responded out of 9,003 polled
Female
9%
Children
 
Children
16%
Parents
 
Parents
9%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
26%
Government
 
Government
40%
All
 
All

Male
8%
Children
 
Children
17%
Parents
 
Parents
13%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
20%
Government
 
Government
43%
All
 
All
0-14
0%
Children
 
Children
0%
Parents
 
Parents
100%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
0%
Government
 
Government
0%
All
 
All

15-19
12%
Children
 
Children
18%
Parents
 
Parents
9%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
28%
Government
 
Government
33%
All
 
All

20-24
10%
Children
 
Children
19%
Parents
 
Parents
10%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
25%
Government
 
Government
36%
All
 
All

25-30
6%
Children
 
Children
15%
Parents
 
Parents
14%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
20%
Government
 
Government
45%
All
 
All

31-34
8%
Children
 
Children
17%
Parents
 
Parents
13%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
17%
Government
 
Government
46%
All
 
All

35+
7%
Children
 
Children
13%
Parents
 
Parents
13%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
16%
Government
 
Government
51%
All
 
All
8%
Children
 
Children
16%
Parents
 
Parents
12%
Community Leaders
 
Community Leaders
22%
Government
 
Government
42%
All
 
All
SEP 2. 2016
Please tell us what U would do to end child marriage in Sierra Leone...
6,444 responded out of 7,561 polled
child
marriage
will
community
early
parent
children
government
stop
parents
girl
law
education
girls
laws
school
put
help
people
end
leaders
leone
educate
need
sierra
give
tell
talk
also
let
sensitization
effect
can
advice
country
marrage
take
go
report
age
encourage
must
make
good
one
enforce
mariage
send
boys
communities

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