This is a searchable library of publications, webinars, blog posts, and training manuals from the U.S. and around the world on the topic of forced marriage.
Strengthening Efforts to Prevent and Eliminate Child, Early, and Forced Marriage: Challenges, Achievements, Best Practices and Implementation
Author: Council on Foreign Relations
Publication Date: September 25th, 2013
This article outlines the reasoning behind and the goals of resolution A/HRC/24/L.34, requesting a report to guide a panel discussion at the twenty-sixth session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, on the challenges, achievements, best practices, and implementation gaps for preventing and eliminating child marriage.
Core Elements of Legislation on Forced and Child Marriage
Authors: Cheryl Thomas, Rosalyn Park, Mary Ellingen, Mary C. Ellison, Beatriz Menanteau, & Laura Young
Publication: The Advocates for Human Rights (May 2011)
This document outlines the necessary core elements for any type of legislation addressing violence against women and girls, with a section devoted to legislation related to forced and child marriage.
International and Domestic Law and Policy on Forced and Child Marriage
Authors: The Advocates for Human Rights
This short article looks at various international and domestic laws addressing the issue of forced and child marriage.
International Lawyers Take Stand on Forced Marriage
Author: International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML)
Publication: May 8, 2013
In this press release, the IAML confirms its commitment to combat the practice of forced marriage and to raise awareness of the incidence of forced marriage within the international family law community.
Forced and Child Marriage
Author: The Advocates for Human Rights
This article provides definitions of forced marriage, outlines available prevalence data, and details the harms and risks associated with the practice.