Research Priorities on Ending Child Marriage and Supporting Married Girls

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Sep 28, 2015 | Reproductive Health Journal, Joar Svanemyr, Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Anita Raj, Ellen Travers, Lakshmi Sundaram

Over the past few years the issue of child marriage has received growing political and programmatic attention. However, in spite of progress in some countries, global rates of child marriage have not declined. Knowledge gaps remain in understanding trends, drivers and approaches to ending child marriage, especially in respect of what is needed to achieve results at scale. In their commentary for the Reproductive Health Journal, Joar Svanemyr, Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Anita Raj, Ellen Travers and Lakshmi Sundaram summarise the outcomes of an Expert Group Meeting organised by World Health Organisation to discuss research priorities, identify research gaps and recommend priorities for research in five key areas. /> 

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