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A young woman and her child. Photo credit: World Bank.
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Costs of child marriage: what does the World Bank research say?

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Girls Not Brides USA welcomes the Keeping Girls in School Act

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Let’s talk about sex: Mabel van Oranje, Board chair

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Celebrating change-makers: Nankunda Hope co-founder of Health Promotion Rights Watch Uganda

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How educating girls prevents child marriage: Insights from Ethiopia

Girls take part in Landesa programme on child marriage in West Bengal, India
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A simple solution to a major problem: how information empowers girls against child marriage

Child marriage and girls' education in Nigeria - The Wellbeing Foundation
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Nigeria: Making schools safe for girls – Day of the African Child

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“I will never give up” Musri’s story from Indonesia

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Nepal: Rachana’s story, from potential child bride to community leader

A story of early marriage in Ghana
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Two sisters, two different paths: Early marriage in Ghana

In "The Child Within", Camfed tackles the issue of child brides and teenage pregnancies in Malawi.
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“The Child Within”: When marriage starts, education ends

Child bride Reena wants her better life for a young sisters - a life free of child marriage.
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India: a young bride fights back, Reena’s story

Adolescent girl in Benin. CARE International, child marriage.
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Benin: girls’ power to change the world, Ramatou’s story

Photo: Bakul, child bride and child mother in Bangladesh. Plan Asia.
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Facing married life in Bangladesh: Bakul’s story

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Child marriage and education

This brief developed by Girls Not Brides explores the links between child marriage and education.

Effect of child marriage on girls’ school dropout in Nepal: Analysis of data from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014

This research article explores how delaying marriage will help reduce girls’ school dropout in Nepal.

Power vs money: alternative approaches to reducing child marriage in Bangladesh, a randomized control trial

In this 9-year study in rural Bangladesh, the researchers looked at the impact of an empowerment and a financial incentive programme to reduce child marriage.

Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents

This Health Policy paper examines the economic and social benefits of investing in adolescent health and well-being, including in initiatives to reduce child marriage.

The economic impacts of child marriage

This research brings new evidence about the impacts of child marriage and found significant economic costs of the practice across countries.

Community experiences with a school-based intervention to delay marriage among girls in Oromia Region, Ethiopia

This brief explores how participants to a school-based programme perceived its impact on delaying marriage.

Community experiences with Project RISHTA: A youth empowerment program to delay marriage in Jharkhand, India

This brief explores how participants to a youth empowerment programme perceived its impact in delaying marriage.