Tag : General Tools and Guidelines
Author: Equality Now
This short document from Equality Now provides statistics about child marriage and marriage laws around the world.
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.