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Preventing child marriages: First international day of the girl child ‘my life, my right, end child marriage’

Author: Svanemyr, J et al Organisation: Reproductive Health Journal Year: 2012

In 2012, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution designating 11 October as the day of the girl child with child marriage as the first ever theme. This article highlights the human rights violations implicit in the practice of child marriage and the necessity of multilevel actions to end the harmful practice.

TAGS: Research article International Human rights and justice