Amin, Sajeda

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2011

Programs to address child marriage: Framing the problem

Child marriage violates girls’ human rights and adversely affects their health and well-being. While age at marriage is increasing in most regions of the developing world, early marriage persists for large populations.

Advocacy Materials
Advocacy Materials | 2011

When Girls' Lives Matter: Ending Forced and Early Marriage in Cameroon

The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in awareness about early and forced marriage of girls as a widespread violation of human rights. In short, early and forced marriage exacerbate gender inequality and the likelihood of poor outcomes throughout life.