Everybody wants to belong: a practical guide to tackling and leveraging social norms in behaviour change programming
This guide includes tips and tools to help design effective behaviour change interventions that consider the influence of social norms on practices like child marriage.
Working with religious leaders to address child marriage
Some religious leaders have acted as powerful agents of change for progress on child marriage across the world. Others have been an obstacle to efforts to end the practice.
G7 Advocacy Briefs
These advocacy briefs call on leaders in G7 countries to recognise the need for global level action on child marriage.
Advancing the Evidence Base on Child Marriage and HIV
This paper and an associated expert consultation were developed to better understand the relationship between child marriage and HIV.
Adolescent-led marriage in Somaliland and Puntland: a surprising interaction of agency and social norms
This paper the role of technology, social norms and poverty in driving adolescent-led marriage in Somaliland and Puntland.
Social norms and child marriage in Cameroon: an application of the theory of normative spectrum
This paper looks at the influence of social norms on child marriage across four villages in different regions of Cameroon.
Enlisting the whole of government to benefit the whole girl: ending child, early and forced marriage
This policy brief offers guidance to members of the U.S. government on developing a whole-of-government approach to address child marriage.
A Qualitative Study of the Drivers of Child Marriage in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
This qualitative study reveals the factors that lead to child marriage in seven districts of Pakistan. It also puts forward recommendations to end child marriage.
Early marriage in Nepal: prospects for schoolgirls
This paper explores the drivers of child marriage among schoolgirls in one district in Nepal.
Born to be married: addressing early and forced marriage in Nyal, South Sudan
This report sheds light on the alarming rates of child marriage in Nyal, South Sudan.