Report on the expert group meeting on the evidence base for accelerated action to end child marriage

A three-day expert group meeting to examine the evidence around programming and policies to end child marriage in South Asia.

14 yo child bride in Nepal
UNICEF ROSA/2017/Bronstein

Highlights

The Asia-Pacific Regional Office United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA APRO) and the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (UNICEF ROSA) hosted a three-day expert group meeting to examine the evidence around programming and policies to end child marriage in South Asia. The meeting convened representatives from the hosting organizations, UNFPA, UNICEF, and UN Women country offices in South Asia and surrounding countries, experts from academia and representatives from
organizations implementing programmes in the region. Presentations touched on key drivers of child marriage and promising interventions to address the practice in South Asia, based on available evaluation and research.

Report on the Expert Group Meeting on the Evidence Base for Accelerated Action to End Child Marriage

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UNFPA APRO and UNICEF ROSA

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English

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