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Getting the Evidence: Asia Child Marriage Initiative

9 November 2015

The Asia Child Marriage Initiative report provides evidence on the causes of child marriage practices in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Pakistan. It also recommends how to increase protection of children's rights and to ensure children are not forcibly married at a young age.

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Men matter - Engaging men for better MNCH outcomes

1 August 2015

This report describes the results of a primary qualitative research study on 2 Plan International-supported maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) programmes with male engagement components in Bangladesh, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

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Understanding Children’s Risk and Agency in Urban Areas

2 January 2014

The world’s population is increasingly urban and a high proportion of this group are children. In addition, urban areas are recognised as being vulnerable to the impacts of disasters and climate change.

Child marriage in Bangladesh: Findings from a national survey 2013

Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Findings from a National Survey

17 September 2013

Child marriage is a violation of human rights. It adversely affects education, health and well-being of girls and perpetuates cycles of poverty. Child brides experience the detrimental physical, psychological and social consequences of child marriage. This is a global phenomenon and a grave cause for concern.

Child marriage in Bangladesh

Child marriage in Bangladesh

9 August 2013

Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Around two thirds of women aged 20 to 24 marry before the age of 18, despite the minimum legal age being 18 for females.

Asia child marriage initiative: Summary of research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Asia Child Marriage Initiative

29 May 2013

This study on child marriage in Bangladesh, India and Nepal explores the perceptions of different stakeholders about the causes and consequences of child marriage and the efficacy of Plan International’s programming in addressing these factors.

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Weathering the Storm

1 June 2011

This report calls for better integration of adolescent girls' needs in climate change adaptation and disaster risk management policies and programmes.