Child marriage is being increasingly recognized globally as a fundamental violation of human rights. Child marriages occur globally in varying degrees across countries and regions. South Asia alone accounted for almost half of the total number of child marriages that have occurred globally.
This synthesis report is informed by findings from four individually-developed country briefs on violence on the basis of SOGIE in schools in China, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam.
The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want.
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).
Information Notes are compiled for Members and Committees of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
China boasts one of the largest adolescent populations in the world, with 165 million in total (United Nations, 2017).
This report summarizes 2015 state-level findings from a large-scale study of six Indian states titled Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion in India (UPAI).
This report presents findings from a qualitative sub-study exploring adolescent girls and young couples’ experiences of marital and fertility decision-making in two southern Indian states (Andhra Pradesh and Telangana).
As part of Western European development aid policy, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is increasingly promoted in resource-poor countries. This paper engages with CSE promotion in Bangladesh funded by the Dutch Government.
In many developing countries, girls lack the knowledge, support and resources (facilities and sanitary materials) to manage their menstruation with confidence and without shame. In Fiji, there is a lack of information regarding menstrual hygiene management (MHM).