Young Lives

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2018

Understanding child marriage: insights from comparative research

This is the first policy brief produced by the Young Marriage and Parenthood Study (YMAPS), looking at research findings from Young Lives (Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana) and Child Frontiers (Zambia).

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2016

Teenage marriage, fertility, and well-being: panel evidence from India

This paper uses a unique dataset from Andhra Pradesh, tracking a cohort of children who were born in 1994–95 from the ages of 8 to 19 years, to ask three key questions about teenage marriage and fertility in India. First, what predicts getting married during the teen years?