Tag : General Tools and Guidelines

Child Marriage Factsheet

Author: Equality Now

This short document from Equality Now provides statistics about child marriage and marriage laws around the world.

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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.

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International and Domestic Law and Policy on Forced and Child Marriage

Authors: The Advocates for Human Rights

Publication: 2010

This short article looks at various international and domestic laws addressing the issue of forced and child marriage.

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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.

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Forced and Child Marriage

Author: The Advocates for Human Rights

Publication: 2010

This article provides definitions of forced marriage, outlines available prevalence data, and details the harms and risks associated with the practice.

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