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.
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.
Authors: The Advocates for Human Rights
This short article looks at various international and domestic laws addressing the issue of forced and child 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.
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.
Author: World Health Organization
Publication: March 7th, 2013
This short report outlines the problem of child marriage globally with an emphasis on the personal and societal impacts of the practice. The authors also outline effective programs working to prevent child marriage and provide recommendations for the UN Millennium Development Goals.