Associations between early marriage and young women’s marital and reproductive health outcomes: Evidence from India
The study compares marital, reproductive and other outcomes between young women living in five Indian states who married before 18 and those who married later.
Association between adolescent marriage and marital violence among young adult women in India
The study assesses whether a history of adolescent marriage places young women in India at increased risk of physical or sexual marital violence.
"Drought, drop out and early marriage: Feeling the effects of climate change in East Africa"
Highlights early marriages as a significant issue in drought and famine contexts. Names these marriages “famine marriages”, noting that they lead to girls dropping out of school and make them...
The effect of maternal child marriage on morbidity and mortality of children under 5 in India: Cross sectional study of a nationally representative sample
The study assesses associations between child marriage and the morbidity and mortality of infants and children under 5 in India.
Voices of child brides and child mothers in Tanzania
This report details the participatory ethnographic evaluation research (PEER) conducted in Tarime district, Tanzania highlighting the challenges girls face in marriage.
Girl-centered program design: a toolkit to develop, strengthen and expand adolescent girls programs
Developed by Population Council, this toolkit is a set of tools and guidelines for strengthening programmes for adolescent girls in urban Kenya.
It’s all one curriculum: guidelines and activities for a unified approach to sexuality, gender, HIV, and human rights education
This "All one curriculum" is a resource kit for developing a unified curriculum on sexuality, gender, HIV, and human rights.
Cash or condition? Evidence from a cash transfer experiment
Evaluates a cash transfer experiment targeted at adolescent girls in Malawi. Finds that a conditional cash program for early adolescents that transitions into an unconditional cash tranfers for older teenagers...
National Human Rights Institutions: history, principles, roles and responsibilities
This publication provides an introduction to National Human Rights Institutions including: the work they do, how they interact with States, civil society and the international community, and how to support...
Child marriage: A silent health and human rights issue
The article describes the health consequences of child marriage which include: increased risk for depression, STIs, cervical cancer, obstetric fistulas, and maternal mortality