Resources on Forced and Child Marriage

last updated October 2014

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Susan Lee-Rife, et al., What Works to Prevent Child Marriage: A Review of the Evidence, 43 Studies in Family Planning 2012, 287-303.

Ending Violence against Women and Girls: Evidence, Data and Knowledge in the Pacific Island Countries, UNIFEM, 2011.

DFID How To Note: A Practical Guide on Community Programming on Violence against Women and Girls, 2012.

IPPF, Ending Child Marriage: A guide for global policy action, 2006.

Population Reference Bureau, Who Speaks for Me? Ending Child Marriage, 2011.

End Forced Child Marriage: Best Practice Response Guidelines (National Children’s and Youth Law Centre, Australia, 2013).

Honor Violence and Forced Marriage Training Curriculum (Powerpoint) (Webinar video) (The Aha Foundation, 2011).