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Flying Broom visits child marriage project in Udaipur, India

How can efforts to end child marriage in Bangladesh, India, Niger and Nigeria be applied in Turkey?

Young girl suffering from fistula attending a workshop in Nigeria

Fistula, a silent tragedy for child brides

Many girls forced into marriage in Niger live a life of slavery and servitude.

Child bride or slave? The girls in Niger who are both

Girls in Niger take part in programme on early marriage.

Putting an end to early marriage in Niger

Beliefs about girl's sexuality and poverty put Mariama at risk of child marriage.

13, and a bride: Mariama’s story

Zahara's marriage was stopped through the intervention of the village chief

Zahara’s story, Niger




Sub-Saharan Africa

UNFPA child marriage country profile: Niger

Author UNFPA

This factsheet is part of a series of country profiles for 41 countries with a child marriage prevalence of 30 per cent or more, put together by UNFPA in October 2012.

Untying the knot: exploring early marriage in fragile states

Author World Vision

Emphasises that there has been a failure to recognise the role of fragility as a major driver of early marriage and looks at how marriage is considered a form of protection or poverty reduction mechanism for girls in this context. Identifies key actions that can be taken, both globally and by the UK Government.

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