Publications on Child marriage

The 2017 Country Profiles for the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage highlights key results and opportunities towards ending child marriage in 12 countries.

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The 2017 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage analyses the progress being made towards ending child marriage. 

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Cover page of State of World Population 2016

She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around her, she is poised to one day become an inspiring leader, a productive worker, an innovator, a caring parent or any of the other...

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When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her right to a safe, successful...

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State of World Population 2014

Young people matter. They matter because an unprecedented 1.8 billion youth are alive today, and because they are the shapers and leaders of our global future. They matter because they have inherent human rights that...

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Every day in developing countries, 20,000 girls below age 18 give birth. Nine in 10 of these births occur within marriage or a union. This has consequences on the health, education, employment and rights of an untold...

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This report is a clarion call to decision makers, parents, communities and to the world to end child marriage. It documents the current scope, prevalence and inequities associated with child marriage and highlights...

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Ending Child Marriage: A Guide for Global Policy Action is part of a wider advocacy strategy to raise awareness on child marriage and its effects on communities.

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