Child, forced and early marriages and unions

A Hidden Reality: Child, forced and early marriages and unions in Latin America & The Caribbean
27 August 2019

Child, early and forced marriages and unions are a critical social justice issue of our time, yet have received limited attention in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The global and the regional momentum and opportunities to make significant progress on ending child marriage have never been more favourable. For this reason, Plan International and UNFPA conducted an eight-country regional study to highlight the specificities of the region and explore in depth the great diversity across its countries. This regional report draws on this rich research conducted in Bolivia, Brazil, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala.

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Protection from violence, Child marriage