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Mapping of child marriage initiatives in South Asia

Organisation: UNFPA, UNICEF Year: 2016

Commissioned by UNICEF and UNFPA, this mapping looks at initiatives addressing child marriage in 8 South Asian countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka – and identifies promising practices in the region.

The report will support the development of UNFPA and UNICEF’s Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage (2015-2018).

TAGS: Research article Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka Maldives India South Asia Education Violence against girls Health Human rights and justice Poverty