"Sub-Saharan Africa" Results:

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United against child marriage in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Malawi makes strides in ending child marriage – what next?

Young people protesting child marriage in Cotonou, Benin
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Youth in Benin stand up to child marriage on Day of the African Child 2017

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Child marriage and the SDGs: celebrating Day of the African Child 2017

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Celebrating change-makers: Angeline, putting girls at the centre of change in Zimbabwe

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In Togo, civil society teams up to end child marriage in communities

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Ghana launches its National Strategic Framework on Ending Child Marriage

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Marrying at 15: “I was convinced I was doing the right thing”

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Nigeria: “If a girl is 15 years old and she is not married, people will start complaining”

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Mozambique: how Salmina avoided marriage with help from a local chief

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The Gambia: from grass to grace, a young feminist shapes the global agenda

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Malawi: Memory Banda, a warrior’s cry against child marriage

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

"I did not know anything about marriage" -Testimony of a child bride, from Malawi - Human Rights Watch
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Malawi: “I was told never to deny him sex” Kalinde’s story

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Family honour and shattered dreams: Girl brides in Mali, Niger and Senegal

This research explores the causes of child marriage in Mali, Niger and Senegal and how understanding those causes can help tailor programmes in these three countries.

The impact and cost of child marriage prevention in three African settings

This study evaluates the impact and cost effectiveness of different interventions on child marriage in Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso.

Étude sur le mariage précoce dans la région de la Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso

Ce rapport explore les facteurs socio-économiques du mariage des enfants dans la Boucle du Mouhoun au Burkina Faso, et propose des recommandations clés pour y mettre fin.

Has child marriage declined in sub-saharan Africa? An analysis of trends in 31 countries

This study used Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) from 31 countries to examine trends in child marriage in Africa.

Ending child marriage and stopping the spread of HIV: opportunities and challenges for action

This review by the African Union Commission delves into what little is known about the relationship between child marriage and HIV in the existing literature.

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.

Preventing child marriage in Somaliland

Save the Children Canada is using a comprehensive and holistic model to address child marriage in Somaliland working with girls, parents, health and community workers.