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Celebrating change makers: Priya Shankar co‑founder of Girls Health Champions


India: the teenage girls standing up to patriarchy


Celebrating change makers: Kriti Bharti, founder of The Saarthi Trust, India


A window into the future: involving boys to end child marriage


Ending child marriage in South Asia: a regional action plan


Family planning for married girls: lessons learned from ICFP 2016


Protecting girls from child marriage: survivors, activists speak out


India: “Stay in school. You can change the world.” A child bride’s mission to end child marriage


India: teenage girl from Rajasthan campaigns against child marriage


India: Letting girls believe in their dreams again. Usha’s story

Defying expectations: Laxmi chose sports over child marriage

I believe I can: Laxmi’s story, India

13-year-old Moushumi, India, avoided child marriage after enrolling in Landesa's land programme

Now, it is Moushumi’s turn

Child bride Reena wants her better life for a young sisters - a life free of child marriage.

India: a young bride fights back, Reena’s story

Black and white drawing of a young girl entitled "It's a girl".

Poem: “I remember”




South Asia

Dataspeak: Early marriage and health

This paper identifies gaps in the data on child marriage and health, and suggests more research is needed, particularly on mental health, and health systems.

Honour and prestige: the influence of social norms on violence against women and girls in Karnataka, South India

This study explores how social norms influence child marriage and intimate partner violence in Karnataka, India.

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.

Making the continuum of care work for mothers and infants: does gender equity matter? Findings from a quasi-experimental study in Bihar, India

This study shows how child marriage attenuated the impact of an health programme on reproductive, maternal and newborn health in Bihar, India.

Reducing child marriage in India: a model to scale up results

Building on a district level analysis of child marriage in India, this report develops a strategic framework for scaled-up programmes to reduce child marriage.

District-level study on child marriage in India: what do we know about the prevalence, trends and patterns?

ICRW with support from UNICEF have undertaken an analysis of the prevalence and key drivers of child marriage at the district level in India.

Child marriage and early child-bearing in India: risk factors and policy implications

This policy brief explores the causes of child marriage and early child-bearing in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India, and the factors which help to prevent them.