Trends

On this page you can read reports and resources that look at trends around child marriage, including prevalence and progress on ending the practice. These resources were developed by partners of The Child Marriage Learning Partners Consortium, created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Towards Ending Child Marriage: Global trends and profiles of progress

Developed by UNICEF, this report looks at historical trends, with a focus on selected countries that have recorded significant declines in child marriage prevalence.

Report

United States’ child marriage problem

Developed by Unchained At Last, this study presents how child marriage remains legal in most of the United States, impacting hundreds of thousands of children.