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Untying the knot: exploring early marriage in fragile states

Organisation: World Vision Year: 2013

In this report, World Vision notes that there has been a failure to recognise the role of fragility as a major driver of early marriage, and looks at how marriage is considered a form of protection for girls or poverty reduction mechanism for families.

They identify key actions that can be taken, both globally and by the UK Government, to address child marriage in fragile contexts.

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