Child protection topic: 'Early marriages'

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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Life could have turned out very differently for Sibel Bajram. The young English-language teacher comes from North Macedonia’s Roma community, where child marriages – often...
Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report ISTANBUL – Every year, millions of...
‘No Happily Ever After’ is new research that raises the voices and views of the children and young people who are affected by the issue of child marriage in countries facing a humanitarian crisis. ...
"Everyone has their own idea of what climate change looks like. For some, it’s the walrus struggling to find space on melting ice floes on Blue Planet II. For others, it’s an apocalyptic vision of...
Over the last decade, a grassroots movement brought together more than 1,300 organisations to end child marriage under the name Girls Not Brides. During that time, child marriage has become a global...
UNICEF Bulgaria conducted a survey in Shumen district addressed the need to assess respondents’ views about the future. The study is focused on the correlation between target group's attitudes to...
Albania has a strong legislative framework to tackle child marriage, but the laws are not effectively or consistently implemented. Official data from 2017 indicated that 17 per cent of all marriages...
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...

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