Lessons learned from national initiatives to end child marriage – 2016

Author: Ellen Travers, Matilda Branson Organisation: Girls Not Brides Year: 2017

Our 2016 report, Lessons learned from national initiatives to end child marriage, explores what lessons can be drawn from the increasing number of national strategies, action plans, and country-wide initiatives to address child marriage around the world, particularly in relation to their implementation across sectors.

This report considers the experiences in 11 countries: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Nepal, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It will be of particular interest to Girls Not Brides members in countries where (i) a national initiatives is still in development, (ii) is about to be rolled out, or (iii) is currently being implemented.

TAGS: Report Bangladesh Burkina Faso Chad Egypt Ethiopia Ghana Mozambique Nepal Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe Middle East and North Africa South Asia Sub-Saharan Africa Conflict and humanitarian crises Education Violence against girls Health Human rights and justice Poverty Strengthening laws and policies National initiatives National frameworks