Category : Child Marriage
A Framework for Identifying and Responding to Cases of Forced Marriage
Author: Forced Marriage Initiative
Publication: July, 2021
This framework provides comprehensive guidance for service providers who may encounter individuals facing forced marriage. It includes an overview of the complex nature of forced marriage cases, tips for screening and conducting a needs assessment, sample intake forms, and appendices offering more specific guidance on safety planning for relocation, travel abroad, family mapping, working with minors, and the intersection of forced marriage with female genital mutilation/cutting.
What Does the American Public Know about Child Marriage?
Authors: David W. Lawson, Rachel Lynes, Addison Morris, Susan B. Schaffnit
Published: September 23, 2020
This study examined what the public in the United States knows about the issue of child marriage, both worldwide and within the U.S. itself. Researchers discovered significant misconceptions on both fronts, including a widespread and incorrect belief that child marriage was illegal in all 50 states. Read more.
Child Marriage: A global problem too long ignored
Author: Girls Not Brides
A helpful graphic that illustrates the global problem of child marriage.
Marrying Too Young: End Child Marriage
Author: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
This UNFPA report provides an analysis of the harms of child marriage and offers recommendations for how best to combat the issue.