Technical Note on Scaling Up Efforts to End Child Marriage: The Global Programme Approach

Publication Date: April 2020


Scaling up interventions are relevant to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals to end harmful practices such as early, child and forced marriage by 2030. This technical note aims to promote a common understanding of key concepts and to provide guidance on approaches to working at scale in the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End Child Marriage.

This note draws on literature about scaling up development programmes, as well as strategies from Phase I of the Global Programme. In this technical note you will find key definitions, scaling-up typologies, in-country examples alongside critical elements to consider when going to scale, and the challenges that practitioners in the field should consider for programming.

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