Marrying Too Young: Policy Options for Actions to Address Child Marriage in Asia

Event: Gender, Voice, and Agency: Multilateral Development Bank-Sponsored Workshop

Marrying Too Young: Policy Options for Actions to Address Child Marriage in Asia

04 June 2014
Author / Speaker: 
Kiran Bhatia, United Nations Population Fund
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This presentation examines the global and regional realities with respect to child marriages. It discusses key challenges such as harmful practices to girls' survival and well-being, gender-biased sex selection, violence against women and girls, and legal impediments. It also pointed to a way forward in eight critical areas.

Geographical Focus: 
Global
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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