HIV and child marriage

Adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV. Some of the factors which put girls at higher risk of HIV are the same as those that put them at risk of child marriage. Find out more about these interlinked issues.

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Official document

Advancing the Evidence Base on Child Marriage and HIV

This paper and an associated expert consultation were developed to better understand the relationship between child marriage and HIV.

Fact sheet and brief

Child marriage and HIV

This Girls Not Brides infographic looks at the links between child marriage and HIV/AIDS.


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.


SASA! Activist Kit

SASA! is a community mobilisation approach developed by Raising Voices for preventing violence against women and HIV.

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