Exploring the evidence on child marriage and social protection

UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End child marriage and UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, June 15 2021, 08:00 EDT (New York time)

COVID-19 and measures put in place to stop the spread of the virus have proven detrimental to the economic livelihood of households, sometimes pushing families to adopt harmful coping mechanisms to survive, such as the early marriage of their children.