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NEW RESEARCH ON CHILD MARRIAGE IN 2016: WHAT DID WE LEARN?

We are grateful to Girls Not Brides for allowing us to reproduce this report here on our website.  2016 was a big year for research on child marriage. New data and analysis emerged, building our understanding of child marriage, its drivers and impact, as well as what it will take to end it. Here, we look back on what we learned. 1. CHILD MARRIAGE REMAINS A GLOBAL ISSUE “Where does child marriage happen most?” It’s the first question we get asked working on this issue. In 2016, new data by UNICEF revealed that child marriage happens in places less frequently […]