Tag : Policy

Developing Innovative, Best Practice Solutions to Address Forced Marriage in Australia

Author: Laura Vidal
Publication: December 2017

In this report to the Churchill Trust, Laura Vidal showcases learning on the treatment of forced marriage from Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, Denmark, the United States, Canada, and Kenya. From her observations of how the practice is addressed in these countries, Vidal distills a list of best practices and makes recommendations for how Australia can better respond to child, early, and forced marriage.

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Guide to Good and Promising Practices Aimed at Preventing and Combating Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage

Author: Council of Europe Steering Committee for Human Rights
Publication: December 2017

The Steering Committee for Human Rights of the Council of Europe has published a report entitled Guide to Good and Promising Practices Aimed at Preventing and Combating Female Genital Mutilation and Forced Marriage. The report is intended to raise awareness of the issues; reinforce National and European legal frameworks and the cooperation between member States; and ensure coherent policies and better implementation of legislative efforts aimed at ending the practices.

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Post-2015 toolkit: Make ending child, early and forced marriage a global priority

Author: Girls Not Brides

Publication: January 22, 2015

The Girls Not Brides secretariat developed a post-2015 advocacy toolkit for members and other organisations that wish to encourage their governments to support a target to end child, early and forced marriage in the post-2015 development agenda.

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Girls Not Brides UK: Policy Brief

Author: Girls Not Brides UK

Publication: October 11, 2013

This report outlines the need to end the harmful human rights violation that is child marriage and provides recommendations for UK government action.

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A Childhood Lost

Author: The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development, and Reproductive Health

Publication: November 2012

This report provides an overview of child marriage in the UK and the developing world, including the causes and consequences of child marriage and policy recommendations.

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