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Child Marriages and Unions in Latin America: Understanding the Roles of Agency and Social Norms

Author: Alice Y. Taylor, Erin Murphy-Graham, Julia Van Horn, Bapu Vaitla. Ángel Del Vall, Beniamino Cislaghi Year: 2018

This article explores the interaction between social norms and girl’s ability to take decisions and act, and how these drive the practice of child marriage in Honduras, Brazil and Guatemala.

TAGS: Research article Brazil Guatemala Honduras Latin America and the Caribbean Mobilising families and communities Empowering girls Social norm change