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Working with religious leaders to address child marriage

Organisation: Girls Not Brides Year: 2019

Some religious leaders have acted as powerful agents of change for progress on child marriage across the world. Others have been an obstacle to efforts to end the practice. Based on research by Stellenbosch University and insights from twenty Girls Not Brides members and partners, this brief summarises what we know about working with religious leaders to address child marriage, and introduce some resources and tools to support more effective work in this area.

TAGS: Fact sheet and brief International Religious leaders