New insights on preventing child marriage

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Saranga Jain, Kathleen Kurz

What factors are associated with the risk of or protection from child marriage? What are the current programmatic approaches to prevent child marriage in developing countries, and are these programs effective? This report for policymakers and development practitioners aims to answer these critical questions. New insights on risk and protective factors will help program designers find points of intervention to prevent child marriage. The program scan offers a better understanding of what programs currently exist and how to expand efforts.

Program Scan Matrix on Child Marriage