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Criminalising child marriage: what are the risks and values?

1st April - 31st March 2018


One of the first steps that some countries take when addressing child marriage is create laws to criminalise the act. But what happens when we use the law in this way? Does it help to create lasting change? And what happens when we try to criminalise valued social practices?

On Monday 16 April, Girls Not Brides hosted a tweet chat to discuss the risks and benefits of criminalising child marriage. You can view the full conversation on Twitter.


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