International Center for Research on Women, ICRW

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2003

ICRW policy advisory on child marriage

The paper discusses a widespread problem of child marriage - a marriage that occurs before the age of 18: child marriage is a human rights violation; causes and health consequences of child marriage; and actions to end child marriage.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2010

The Girl Effect: What Do Boys Have to Do with It?

This paper argues for a gender and developmental perspective to explore "what boys have to do with the 'girl effect'." This approach seeks to combine the lenses of gender and developmental psychology to better understand gendered behavior in adolescents over their life cycle,