Child marriage and humanitarian contexts

An overview of the key facts, drivers and consequences of child marriage in humanitarian contexts, and recommendations on how to prioritise girls and end the practice in times of crisis.

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There are a growing number of organisations working to address child marriage in humanitarian contexts and opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and joint advocacy at a national, regional and global level. Girls Not Brides supports member organisations to work collectively and share best practice on these issues.

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