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December 18, 2013

Human Rights
Child Marriage

Child marriage remains widespread in developing countries, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. Rooted in cultural tradition and poverty, the practice not o…

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January 2, 2014

Human Rights
Child Marriage and Religion

Last month, academics, advocates, and religious leaders gathered at an event organized by the Council on Foreign Relations during the American Academy of Religion conference to discuss the relationsh…

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January 2, 2014

Economics
Child Marriage and Religion

Last month, academics, advocates, and religious leaders gathered at an event organized by the Council on Foreign Relations during the American Academy of Religion conference to discuss the relationsh…

May 21, 2013

Sexual Violence
Ending Child Marriage

The practice of child marriage is a violation of human rights. Every day, girls around the world are forced to leave their families, marry against their will, endure sexual and physical abuse, and be…

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August 4, 2015

Americas
Child Marriage in Latin America

Over the past decade, world leaders and practitioners alike have increasingly recognized that the practice of child marriage undermines development and stability. This is especially true in regions l…

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February 25, 2014

Challenging Child Marriage in India

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Pinaki Halder, West Bengal s…

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January 7, 2014

Human Rights
Teaching Notes: Child Marriage

Teaching Notes for CFR's InfoGuide on Child Marriage; examining the threat child marriage poses both to the prosperity and stability of the countries.

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April 14, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Action on Ending Child Marriage

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dr. Babatunde O…

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August 4, 2015

Americas
Child Marriage in Latin America

Over the past decade, world leaders and practitioners alike have increasingly recognized that the practice of child marriage undermines development and stability. This is especially true in regions l…

Flower girls wait next to the bride's carriage before a wedding ceremony on Paqueta island in Rio de Janeiro

January 10, 2014

Human Rights
Understanding Child Marriage: CFR InfoGuide

This week, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) launched a new InfoGuide on child marriage that explores how the practice endangers prosperity and stability in the countries in which it is prevalen…

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