Child protection topic: 'Early marriages'

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Child-related extract from the assessment the situation of trafficking in persons, especially women and children, and identify the progress made and remaining challenges in combating this human...
Child, early, and forced marriages are still widespread. In 2017, the United Nations Children’s Fund estimated that there were 726,000 child brides around the world. At the root of the problem, many...
It is estimated that 12 million girls marry every year. Nigeria has the highest rate of child marriage in the world. 3 in 4 Nigerian girls are married before their 18th birthday. On the ocasion of 30...
A study conducted by UNICEF came up with the astonishing number of 115 million boys and men involved in forced marriages in over 80 countries of the globe, from Latin America to East Asia. From this...
This qualitative study, conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - United Kingdom, in collaboration with Save the Children Somalia and BRAC University Uganda, uncovered how (...
Sweden may soon become the next country in Europe to annul child marriage. Swedish lawmakers will vote this month on this issue, and the move sparked a debate, building on the discussions that...
dr. Szilvia Gyurko, founder of Hintalovon Foundation approached the Central Statistical Office to see the numbers of children marrying. The shocking figure was that in 2016  388 girls married before...
Why do some children leave school, what are marital obligations, what is your future occupation and why should we say STOP to child marriages – are some of the questions we asked children of higher...
The "Politico" writes that a political debate ensued about the way Sweden deals with child marriage among immigrant communities. According to statistics child marriage is relatively rare. "A 2016...
In May 2018, Praxis held four workshops with more than eighty girls from seventh and eighth grade on the topic of prevention and elimination of children, early and forced marriages and early dropouts...

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