The Spider Tool: a self assessment and planning tool for child-led initiatives and organisations
Developed by Save the Children, the Spider Tool is a simple and effective self-assessment and planning tool. It provides ways to evaluate key dimensions of an organisation’s work and a…
Early Marriage – A harmful traditional practice
Estimates prevalence of child marriage and seeks to understand the factors associated with child marriage and cohabitation. Presents differentials in child marriage rates according to socio-economic and demographic variables, characteristics…
Building and maintaining networks and coalitions
Developed by Pact Tanzania, this is a simple, easy-to-understand guide that explains the differences between networks, coalitions and alliances. It gives ideas for how to structure the work and processes…
Child marriage and child prostitution: Two forms of sexual exploitation
The article highlights similarities between child marriages and child prostitution: economic transactions, lack of freedom, and violation of a child’s right to consent.
Family transitions in Latin America: first intercourse, first union and first birth
This paper examines the initiation of sexual activity, first marriage and first birth as key steps in family formation.
Early marriage - Child spouses, UNICEF Innocenti Digest
Published in 2001, the report looks at the reasons behind early marriage and outlines guidelines to end the practice. It calls for more rights-based research on child marriage