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Find here reports, policy briefs and factsheets about child marriage, as well as capacity building tools for organisations and individuals working to end child marriage.

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Khel Ek Seekh: A handbook of sports-based games and activities to enable facilitators to initiate dialogues on gender with adolescents and youth

Handbook for facilitators using sports-based games and activities to build leadership, communication and teamwork amongst adolescents and youth, while also advancing gender equality. Available in English and Hindi.

Report

Care and child early and forced child marriage and unions (CEFMU) in Latin America and the Caribbean

This report analyses the causes, impacts and possible solutions for care and CEFMU.

Report

Child, early and forced marriage and unions: Harmful practices that deepen gender inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

Report highlighting the role of child, early and forced marriage and unions in deepening gender inequalities for girls and adolescents. Includes statistical and qualitative information, a focus on domestic and care tasks and recommendations for actions to address the practice at the regional and national levels.

Fact sheet and brief, Toolkit

Guidelines for ethical communications around child marriage: Principles, best practice and tools

Guidelines outlining ethical communications principles and good practices for the end child marriage movement, and including the practical considerations and tools needed to deliver on them.

Fact sheet and brief

Girls’ education and child marriage

Brief exploring the key facts, two-way impacts, common drivers and solutions on education and child marriage. Updated in September 2022.

Fact sheet and brief

CRANK Research Spotlight: Successful multisectoral and multilevel approaches to address child marriage

Brief summarising the latest research and evidence, with key takeaways from featured studies, and highlighting current evidence and funding gaps. It also includes tools for practitioners to strengthen design and…

Report

Tanzania Ending Child Marriage Network: Sharing our journey, insights and learning

Report showcasing one of the first National Partnerships in Africa seeking to end child marriage. It includes insights and learning in building a strong coalition and advocating for changes to policy and social norms over the past 10 years.

Report

Tackling the Taboo in Latin America and the Caribbean: Sexuality and gender-transformative programmes to address child, early and forced marriage and unions

Report and case studies with insights on how control of adolescent girls’ sexuality drives child marriage and early unions in Latin America and the Caribbean, and gender-transformative responses by community-based organisations.

Case study, Report

Leveraging large-scale sectoral programmes to prevent child marriage

Report and case studies describing and analysing the mechanisms through which large-scale interventions have contributed to child marriage prevention in three settings in Ethiopia and India.

Toolkit

The status of child marriage in India: A guide for NGOs and CSOs on using the law to end child marriages in India

A guide to the causes, consequences and legal framework on child marriage in India, and how to use it in prevention work. Includes a directory of child marriage prohibition officers.