Publications

Breaking Vows: Early and Forced Marriage and Girls’ Education

Author: Plan UK

Publication: 2011

This publication looks at the link between forced marriage and education for girls, the global impact of early and forced marriage, and the role of the UK government in addressing this issue.

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Ending child marriage: A guide for global policy action

Author: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) & the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Publication: 2008

This report outlines the global problem of child marriage and the reasons why it persists, assesses how it contravenes many international human rights standards, and provides policy and programmatic recommendations.

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Solutions to end child marriage: Summary of the evidence

Author:: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) & Girls Not Brides (GNB)

Publication: 2013

This report summarizes the International Center for Research on Women’s study of five strategies to address forced and child marriage globally.

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A girl’s right to say no to marriage

Author: Plan International

Publication: Plan Limited (2013)

This report outlines the underlying causes of child and early marriage, the effect these practices have on girls and their education, and provides recommendations on how to best address this issue.

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Protecting the Girl Child: Using the law to end child, early and forced marriage and related human rights violations

Author: Equality Now

Publication: January 2014

This report highlights the disastrous effects of child, early, and forced marriages in countries around the world, and what can be done to stop this practice.

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