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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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The Power of Collective Action

This set of case studies tells six stories of how collective working can create meaningful changes in the lives of girls.


Everybody wants to belong: a practical guide to tackling and leveraging social norms in behaviour change programming

This guide includes tips and tools to help design effective behaviour change interventions that consider the influence of social norms on practices like child marriage.

Fact sheet and brief

Working with religious leaders to address child marriage

Some religious leaders have acted as powerful agents of change for progress on child marriage across the world. Others have been an obstacle to efforts to end the practice.

Fact sheet and brief

G7 Advocacy Briefs

These advocacy briefs call on leaders in G7 countries to recognise the need for global level action on child marriage.

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.

Research article

Adolescent-led marriage in Somaliland and Puntland: a surprising interaction of agency and social norms

This paper the role of technology, social norms and poverty in driving adolescent-led marriage in Somaliland and Puntland.

Research article

Social norms and child marriage in Cameroon: an application of the theory of normative spectrum

This paper looks at the influence of social norms on child marriage across four villages in different regions of Cameroon.

Fact sheet and brief

Enlisting the whole of government to benefit the whole girl: ending child, early and forced marriage

This policy brief offers guidance to members of the U.S. government on developing a whole-of-government approach to address child marriage.

Case study, Report

A hidden reality for adolescent girls, Child, Early and Forced Marriages and Unions in Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional study carried out in 8 countries (Bolivia, Brazil, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru and the Dominican Republic) that seeks to make visible Child, Early and Forced Marriages and…

Case study, Report

Early marriage in Nepal: prospects for schoolgirls

This paper explores the drivers of child marriage among schoolgirls in one district in Nepal.