GLOSSARY
 

The following terms have been largely selected from the glossary of the Gender Statistics Website of the United Nations Economic Commission (UNECE). See UNECE gender statistics glossary.
 

 
 


Marital status
The legally defined marital state. There are four types of marital status: single (i.e. never married), married, widowed and divorced.

Mean age at first marriage
Weighted average of the age specific age of first marriage.

Mean age of women at first birth
Weighted average of the age specific rates of first order births.


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UNIFEM

 
 


UNDP

 
 


UNSTATS

 
 


AGFUND

 

 


CAWTAR

 

 


IDRC