Engaging young people in accelerating efforts to eliminate child marriage in Asia
Their Time is Now – Time to Act!
This thematic brief is derived from a full analysis report under the same main title.
Young people’s ideas, solutions and actions to eliminate child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) are gathering considerable momentum across the Asia region.
Evidence confirms that when young people are meaningfully involved in messaging and decision-making, real progress towards eliminating this harmful practice can be achieved.
The creativity, boldness and energy that young people are contributing needs to be built upon, scaled up and sustained. Their Time is Now – Time to Act! presents key findings on structural and functional aspects of youth groups engaged in CEFM elimination, while offering a set of practical recommendations for key stakeholders.
Girls Get Equal, Protection from violence, Youth empowerment, Activism, child marriage, Civic engagement, Gender-based violence