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.

Child Marriage in South Asia: International and Constitutional Legal Standards and Jurisprudence for Promoting Accountability and Change

Author: The Center for Reproductive Rights

Publication: 2013

This report focuses on the issue of child marriage in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, and outlines government obligations to be accountable for such abuses.

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European Parliment Resolution 1458 – Forced Marriages and Child Marriages

Author: Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly

Publication: Resolution 1468 (October 5, 2005)

This one page document outlines the the European Parliamentary Assembly’s stance on the issue of forced and child marriages and details their recommended steps for action.

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Who/If/When to Marry: It’s a Choice

Author: South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)

This two page brochure provides an overview of forced marriage in Canada, including how to get help and how to recognize the warning signs of forced marriage.

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Region: Canada
Category : Resources
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Human trafficking involving marriage and partner migration to Australia

Author: Samantha Lyneham & Kelly Richards

Publication: The Australian Institute of Criminology, Research and Public Policy Series, #124 (May 20, 2014)

This study outlines the issue of human trafficking involving marriage and partner migration. The findings illustrate that some women immigrating to Australia as good faith spouses are trafficked and exploited through domestic servitude or sex work.

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Empowering Girls: What the Commonwealth can do to end early and forced marriage

Author: Royal Commonwealth Society & Plan International

Publication: September 29, 2011

This guide provides recommendations for actions the Commonwealth can take to end the practices of early and forced marriage in Australia.

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